Raw Caramel Diamonds

 Base Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup soaked dates (pitted)
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 tsp coconut oil (melted)

Caramel Ingredients:

  • 1 cup soaked dates (pitted)
  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp smooth tahini
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup filtered water

Top Chocolate Layer Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup

Base Directions: 

  1. Place almonds in food processor until it’s the consistency you prefer (fine crumbs, or bigger chunks of almonds)
  2. Add dates and coconut oil in a food processor with the almonds, it should become a sticky mixture.
  3. Press mixture into a parchment paper lined square dish press it down to form the base.
  4. Place it in the freezer.

Caramel Directions: 

  1. Put dates, coconut oil, tahini, maple syrup, cashews and water into a blender and blend until smooth (you may need a little extra water to help blend it but try and keep it to a minimum).
  2. Spread caramel mixture on top of the base layer and return it to the freezer to set.

Top Chocolate Directions:

  1. Add the coconut oil, maple syrup and cacao to a small saucepan on really low heat and stir until it is combined and resembles chocolate sauce.
  2. Spread the chocolate sauce on top of the caramel filling  (caramel layer must be set before you do this).
  3. Place it back into the freezer for an hour and then remove it from the dish, cut into diamonds and store it in an airtight container in the fridge.