Dark Chocolate Date Slices


Ingredients (Serves 16)

  • 150g Digestives, crumbled

  • 50g butter

  • 20g sugar

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 180g dates, pitted

  • 1 tbsp almond butter

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

  • 150ml cream

  • 1 tsp salt flakes

  • 150g dark chocolate


Method

  • Firstly, line the base and sides of a square pan with baking paper

  • Add biscuits, butter and 1 tbsp maple syrup in a food processor and blend until smooth

  • Line the base of the pan with the mixture and place in the fridge to chill

  • Meanwhile, process the dates, almond butter, oil, remaining maple syrup and 1/4 cup boiling water

  • Pour this mixture on top of the biscuit base and freeze for 30 minutes

  • Place chocolate and cream in a heat proof bowl over a saucepan and very slowly melt, stirring continuously

  • Finally, pour chocolate mixture over the date layer and spread to smooth

  • Sprinkle with sea salt and freeze for another 3 hours Use a hot knife to cut the the slice into 20 pieces and keep in the freezer until serving

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