Orange + cardamom raw chocolate brownies
  • Brownies:
  • 2 cups nuts
  • 2 cups || 330g unpitted dates
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp grated orange zest
  • ½ cup raw cacao powder
  • 2 Tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp raw cacao butter (or coconut oil), melted
  • Frosting:
  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil/cacao butter
  • 1 Tbsp orange juice
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 Tbsp rice bran oil
  1. Remove the pip's from the dates. Process nuts and dates separately, then combine in the food processor together with the remaining ingredients. Process until combined and starting to come together in a ball.
  2. Remove from food processor and pour the mixture into a lined slice tin. Press down using a spatula or your fingers.
  3. To make the frosting, heat a small saucepan over low heat. Turn off the heat and add all ingredients. Stir as the oil melts to form a thick paste. Once combined, pour onto the brownies and spread out with a spatula. Allow to set in the fridge or freezer a few hours before serving.
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