Vegan Chocolate Coconut Cake

I don’t know about any of you but I LOVE the combination of chocolate and coconut…almost as much as I love chocolate and peanut butter together! So this dessert is a beautiful combination of both…and is DELICIOUS!

It is light, vegan, gluten free and full of fibre and nutrients!! The best of both worlds if you ask me 🙂 And I got to use my brand new food processor, it is AMAZING, it is my newest love and I can already tell will be my biggest distraction from studying this year!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats (gluten free)
  •  2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  •  1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  •  10 medjool dates, seeds removed
  •  1 tbsp chia seed
  • 2 tbsp hemp seed
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract

    OPTIONAL: a handful of dark chocolate chipits

Recipe:

1. Place the oats, cocoa, coconut and dates into the food processor and blend on high until finely ground.

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2. Place the rest of the ingredients into the food processor and continue to blend until nicely combined.

3. Press the mixture firmly into a loaf pan and and let it sit in the fridge for a few hours (covered). Cut into squares and enjoy!

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Enjoy,

B

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