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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
5 from 2 votes

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

Ingredients

Base

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

Filling

  • 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

    Instructions

    Base

    • 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.

    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

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

    Notes

    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.

    Coconut-free

    Replace the coconut oil with cacao butter.

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