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Orange & Ginger Chocolate Torte

Team Thinkitchen

The chocolate tarts make a quick and easy dessert. Make it even easier by indulging in an indulgent treat created by food blogger Ewa from @LetsEatSmart,

Ingredients

For the base:

  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup crystallised ginger
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (melted)

For the chocolate orange filling:

  • 150ml single soya cream
  • 50ml soya milk
  • 180g dark chocolate
  • 1/4cup crystalised ginger
  • 2-3tsp orange essence

For dusting:

  • 2tbsp cocoa powder

Method

  • Line a 6-inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  • Add the cashew nuts, almond flour, cinnamon, dates and crystallised ginger to a food processor and pulse for about 30 seconds. Stir in the melted coconut oil to form a sticky dough
  • Transfer into the cake pan and press the dough evenly along the bottom of the prepared pan. Place in the fridge
  • To make the chocolate orange filling, place the cream, milk and ginger into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring continuously ensuring it does not burn
  • Take the mixture off the heat, and pour, through a sieve, into a bowl. Discard the ginger pieces
  • Add the broken chocolate pieces together with 3 teaspoons of orange essence into the cream and stir until all the chocolate has melted and incorporated
  • Take the crust out of the fridge and pour the chocolate mixture on top. Return to the fridge to set overnight
  • Dust with cocoa powder before serving

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