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Chocolate Orange Date and Cashew Bars

Sugar Fix - "Nuts For Nuts"

Ingredients

  • 200g cashew nuts
  • 200g pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp 70% cocoa powder
  • Zest of 1 orange.

Steps

  1. In a magimix, blend your cashew nuts until they become a coarse powder, add a tablespoon of cocoa powder. Do not over blend the cashews as they have a high fat content, and will eventually become cashew butter.
  2. Transfer the nuts to a bowl. Then add the chopped dates to the blender, blend them until the form a sticky ball in the blender. Add to the cashew nuts. Grate the zest of an orange into the bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands to completely combine.
  3. Line a tupperware container with a couple of sheets of cling film and press the date and nut dough into the container. Using a spoon or something flat, press the dough out completely flat, around 2 cm thick.
  4. Refrigerate dough for 30 mins, before removing and cutting it into the required sizes.