Food & Drink

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