Dried Pineapple Chocolate Slice
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Recipe type: Slice, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian/Vegan
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Serves: 10-12 bars
 
Ingredients
  • Base
  • 1 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • 2 cups dried pineapple rings*
  • 3 Tbsp honey (rice malt syrup or maple syrup if vegan)
  • Chocolate Topping
  • 150g dark cooking chocolate, broken into squares
  • ½ Tbsp coconut oil
Method
  1. Base
  2. Line a 9" x 5" loaf pan with parchment paper, set aside.
  3. In a high-speed food processor, add all base ingredients, pulse on high until nuts are broken up and mixture begins to stick together. It must hold it’s shape. To Test This: pick up a small amount of the mixture and roll into a ball. If it holds together it’s perfect, if not, add another tablespoon of honey (or vegan syrup) until it sticks together.
  4. Press mixture into lined pan. Set aside.
  5. Chocolate Topping
  6. Make a double boiler by filling a medium sized pot half way with water and place a large glass bowl into the pot, making sure the base of the bowl doesn’t touch the water.
  7. Place broken up dark chocolate and coconut oil into bowl, stir over medium heat until completely melted and smooth.
  8. Remove from heat and pour chocolate evenly over base layer.
  9. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until completely set. Place is freezer to fasten up the process.
  10. Slice into bars and enjoy!
Notes
Store in an airtight container, refrigerated, for 1 week.
*You can find dried pineapple rings from your local health food store or supermarket. If not, dried apricots are also a great option!
Recipe by Wholesome Patisserie at https://wholesomepatisserie.com/slices-bars/dried-pineapple-chocolate-slice/