Recipe: Brownie Fudge Bites

Recipe: Brownie Fudge Bites

brownie fudgeThese rich, fudgy squares are perfect for snacking at home or at the office and are free from refined sugar, dairy and gluten.

Makes 36 squares.

Ingredients:

  • • 250g pitted dates
  • boiling water to soak
  • 50g raw almonds
  • 50g sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150ml coconut oil, melted
  • 1½ tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tbsp honey

Method:

  1. Line a 20cm square tin with plastic wrap. Place the dates in a small bowl. Pour enough boiling water over the dates to cover them. Leave to soak for 5 mins.
  2. While the dates are soaking place the almonds and sunflower seeds in a food processor. Blitz into fine crumbs.
  3. Drain the dates and add to the food processor along with the vanilla extract, coconut oil, cocoa and honey. Blitz for about a minute until all the ingredients are fully combined and form a thick paste.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and use a spoon to carefully smooth into an even layer.
  5. Pop the tray in the freezer for 2 hours or until the mixture is firm enough to cut. Remove from the tray and cut into small squares. Store in the fridge.