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Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Pie

A pie with the creamiest chocolate filling, in which the secret is the avocado. A truly decadent dessert that will satisfy any chocolate lover. The use of carob will offer a divine taste; if you want to, you can use only carob instead of cocoa.

Serves

6 to 8

Base

2 cups activated cashews, pecans or hazelnuts</br> 1 cup of desiccated coconut</br> 
10 Medjool dates, pitted</br>
 2 Tbsp. raw cocoa powder</br> 
1 Tbsp. of melted cacao butter or coconut oil </br>
 1 tsp. cinnamon </br>
 ¼ tsp. raw vanilla powder</br> 
pinch of nutmeg freshly ground</br>
 pinch of sea salt</br>

Method

Grease a pie plate or torte pan with coconut oil, set aside.
Place the nuts of choice in a food processor and blend into a fine meal. Transfer the mixture to a small bowl and set aside.  Add remaining ingredientes to the same processor bowl, process until well mixed. Add the reserved ground nuts and pulse until the mixture holds together. 
Press the dough evenly into the prepared pie plate. Store in the refrigerator while you make the filling.

Filling

4 avocados, ripe but firm</br> 3/4 cup Medjool dates, pitted</br> ½ tsp. raw vanilla powder</br> 2 Tbsp. raw agave or sweeter of choice, optional</br> 2 Tbsp. carob</br> 2 Tbsp. raw cacao powder</br> 2 Tbsp. melted cocoa butter</br> optional 6 organic coffee beans</br>

Method

To make the filling, place all the ingredients except the cocoa butter in a blender. Blend on high until smooth and creamy. Add the melted cocoa butter and blend. Pour the filling into the prepared crust, spread the mousse evenly with the back of a spoon. Store in the refrigerator for an hour or until firm. Keeps for several days in the refrigerator.

Beauty Alert

vocados for eye health, they say the eyes are the window to the soul. Which is why you should be protecting those luminous orbs! Avocados contain the nutrients Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are essential in eye health and development.

Date

May 28, 2016

Category

Desserts