Creamy date shortbread squares

Creamy date shortbread squares

Total: 1 hr 30 min. | Active: 30 min.
vegan, lactose-free
Nutritional value / piece: 161 kcal
, Fat: 10 g
, Carbohydrate: 15 g
, Protein: 3 g


24 pieces


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125 g rolled oats
125 g ground almonds
60 ml maple syrup
2 ½ tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp bourbon vanilla powder
1 tbsp water, if necessary

Date layer

300 g Medjool dates, pitted
4 tbsp white almond cream
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp coconut oil
½ tbsp bourbon vanilla powder

Chocolate layer

200 g vegan, milk chocolate
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For a brownie tin approx. 23 x 23 cm, greased

How it's done

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Blitz the oat flakes in a food processor or mixer. Add the almonds, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla, continue to mix until a firm dough forms (add a little water if necessary). Transfer the dough to the tray and flatten by hand. Place the tray in the freezer for approx. 30 mins.

Date layer

Puree the dates in a food processor or mixer. Add the remaining ingredients, continue to puree until a homogeneous texture is achieved. Spread the mixture on top of the dough in the tray and smooth down with a spatula. Return to the freezer for approx. 20 mins.

Chocolate layer

Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie, stir until smooth and pour on top of the date layer, spread with the back of a spoon. Return the tray to the freezer for approx. 20 mins.

Remove the tray from the freezer, leave to stand at room temperature for approx. 15-20 mins., cut the shortbread into 24 pieces.


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