the (raw) triple threat slice …

This recipe comes from Sophie Guidolin via her book ‘Eat Clean, Live Lean’.

As the cover says, there are over 160 clean eating recipes. And they are all sugar, chemical and additive free.

There were so many clean eating recipes in the book that I didn’t know where to start!  I decided to make the triple threat slice. Yep, start with a dessert ;)

This slice has been described as a ‘threatening combination of a traditional twix, snickers and mars bar’. Imagine that combination – mmm …

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There are 5 layers to this slice. That may sound complex and daunting but once you have collected all your ingredients, it’s pretty easy.

Ingredients (for all 5 layers)
130g cacao butter
100g organic cacao powder
9 tablespoons raw organic honey
2 cups raw cashews
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup hazelnuts
1/2 cup macadamia nuts
1/4 cup almonds
3 tablespoons melted organic coconut oil
pinch himalayan salt
1/2 cup tahini
1 large can organic coconut cream (no additives – pure coconut cream)
1 cup pitted dates
3/4 cup puffed brown rice < I used Freedom’s gluten free puffed rice

Before starting, line a square or rectangle tray with baking paper.

** Ensure you clean and dry the food processor between each layer! ** < this is the time consuming bit.

Layer 1 ingredients
1/4 cup walnuts
1/4 cup hazelnuts
1/4 cup macadamia nuts2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
pinch himalayan salt
3/4 cup puffed brown rice

Layer 1 method
1) Add all ingredients in the food processor, but only until crushed into a ‘dough’ mixture.

2) Stir through the puffed rice.

3) Push the mixture onto the tray with a spatula until firm.
4) Place in the freezer whilst you prepare the second layer.

Layer 2 ingredients
1/2 cup tahini
2 cups raw cashews
270ml coconut cream
3 tablespoons honey

Layer 2 method
1) Place the raw cashews into the food processor and slowly add in the coconut cream until it becomes smooth. This will take quite a while, roughly 5-10 minutes in the processor.

L2_mixed_cashews

2) Once it is smooth, add in the tahini and honey. Blend again until smooth.

3) Place this second layer evenly onto the prepared base layer.

4) Place back in the freezer whilst you prepare the third layer.

Layer 3 ingredients
1 cup pitted dates
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon cacao
3 tablespoons coconut cream (the top thick part of the can)

Layer 3 method
1) Place the dates in the processor, blend until smooth. You may need to add the coconut oil in to ensure it becomes smooth. This will take some time to blend (5-10 minutes).

2) Add in the honey, cacao and remaining oil and blend again.

3) Lastly blend through the coconut cream until you get a rich, chocolate sauce.

4) Place this layer on top of the other two layers and place back in the freezer whilst you prepare the fourth layer.

Layer 4 ingredients
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup hazelnuts
1/4 cup walnuts

Layer 4 method
1) Place all nuts in the food processor until chunky.

2) Spread evenly over the chocolate layer.

Layer 5 ingredients
130g cacao butter
80g cacao powder
3-4 tablespoons honey

Layer 5 method
1) Create a bath using a glass bowl over a saucepan of boiling water.
2) Place the cacao butter in the bowl until melted. Turn the heat off, leaving the bowl on the saucepan.

L5_melting_butter

3) Add the cacao powder and using a whisk blend until smooth.

4) Slowly add in the honey and mix. It should slowly get thicker. Add in 3-4 tablespoons depending in the sweetness desired.
5) Pour the melted chocolate over the rest of the layers to complete.

6) Place back in the freezer to set.
7) Once set, remove from the freezer and cut the edges using a warm knife to create a straight square slice.

Omg! Layers of goodness. There’s the crunchy puffed rice bottom layer, the smooth coconut cream layer which is slathered with oozy chocolate sauce and topped with more chocolate. Textures galore. Healthy deliciousness. A rich yet decadent temptation.

This is yummy food in its most natural state. I dare you to stop at one slice.

“If you are eating well and your condition is pure and clean, life itself becomes like the dreams or visions that you have when sleeping.” ~ Michio Kushi

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4 responses to “the (raw) triple threat slice …

  1. Each one of your dishes, look yummy and nutritious . well done

  2. Hi, how big was your tray? I want to make it into a cake shape so just wondering if I should modify the amounts (:

  3. How big was your tray? (:

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