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Vegan friendly blackberry & cacao slice that’s just 180 calories

No, your eyes are not deceiving you, this gorgeous vegan-friendly slice recipe is a HEALTHY way to snack on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

Sent in by 28 Day Challenge member Cassie, it’s vegan-friendly and packed full of antioxidants.

Cassie's Vegan Berry vegan-friendly Slice

Cassie says it’s ‘a perfect afternoon pick me up or not so naughty after dinner snack.’

Nuts, oats and berries are a winning combination in any recipe. Check out the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge or our free recipes for more berry recipes such as Berry Bircher, Berry Fool or Apple and Berry Scrolls.

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Vegan Friendly Blackberry & Cacao Slice
Cassie's Vegan Berry Slice
Course Desserts
Cuisine Snacks
Servings
Ingredients
Base
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1.5 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup blackberry compote see recipe below
Middle
  • 1 cup blanched almonds 150g
  • 250 ml boiling water
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
Top (blackberry compote)
  • 1.5 cups frozen blackberries
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 25 grams dark chocolate melted (70% cocoa)
Course Desserts
Cuisine Snacks
Servings
Ingredients
Base
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1.5 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup blackberry compote see recipe below
Middle
  • 1 cup blanched almonds 150g
  • 250 ml boiling water
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
Top (blackberry compote)
  • 1.5 cups frozen blackberries
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 25 grams dark chocolate melted (70% cocoa)
Cassie's Vegan Berry Slice
Instructions
Top (blackberry compote)
  1. In a small saucepan, place blackberries, coconut oil and maple syrup.
  2. Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes until blackberries become soft.
  3. Mash blackberries, then set aside for later.
Base
  1. Soak dates in boiling water for 5 minutes.
  2. Place dates including water into food processor along with the remaining base ingredients.
  3. Blitz on high until combined.
  4. Spread base mixture evenly across base of a lined slice tin, then place in freezer to set.
Centre
  1. Soak almonds in boiling water for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Place almonds including water into a food processor along with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Blitz on high until combined.
  4. Spread mixture evenly on top of base.
  5. Place into freezer for 20 minutes to set.
Top
  1. Remove the tray from the freezer and drizzle remaining blackberry compote over top.
  2. Drizzle melted chocolate on top and return to the freezer for a final 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from freezer and slice into 12 pieces.
  4. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Recipe Notes

180 calories per serve

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