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Raw coffee chocolate slice - This Raw Coffee Slice is an easy to make vegan cheesecake slice that will impress coffee lovers. It's dairy- & gluten-free, a delicious after dinner treat
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Raw Coffee Slice

I think Chocolate and Coffee are a match made in heaven. This nourishing Raw Coffee Slice is a guilt-free slice of heaven. Gluten, dairy, refined sugar and grain-free. 
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12 squares



  • 200 g hazelnuts
  • 85 g rice malt syrup, honey or maple syrup (¼ cup)
  • 1 tbsp cacao (unsweetened Dutch process or raw)


  • 350 g raw cashew nuts (soaked for minimum 2-3 hours)
  • 85 g rice malt syrup, honey or maple syrup (¼ cup)
  • 70 g coconut oil ( cup)
  • 50-70 ml espresso coffee -cooled (approx. 2 shots)

Chocolate topping (2 choices)

    Melted Chocolate

    • 150 g dark chocolate -melted



    • Grind the hazelnuts in a food processor or powerful blender until a meal forms (TMX 5 seconds, speed 7).
    • Add the sweetener and cacao and mix until well combined (TMX 10 seconds, speed 4).
    • Press into a lined 20 x 30cm slice tin and put in the freezer whilst you make the filling.


    • Drain the liquid from your cashews and rinse well.
    • Process to form a paste (TMX 5 seconds, speed 7).
    • Add the rest of the ingredients and process until smooth and creamy (TMX 1 minute, speed 7). You may need to scrape the sides a few times.
    • Spread the filling over the base and put back in the freezer to set (about 20 minutes).

    Chocolate topping

    • Either melt the dark chocolate in a bowl over a pot of hot water or make the raw chocolate by combining all the ingredients together.
    • Once the filling is set, pour over the melted chocolate and set in the freezer (approx. 5 minutes).
    • Cut it into squares and store in the freezer until ready to serve.


    • Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.


    Don't like coffee?

    Replace it with a heaped tablespoon of cacao and 70ml water for a double chocolate slice.

    Vegan and dairy-free

    Choose raw chocolate on top. For vegan choose rice malt or maple syrup as your sweetener.

    Fructose friendly

    Choose rice malt syrup as your sweetener.


    Replace the coconut oil with cacao butter.

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