Raw Chocolate Peppermint Slice

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Raw Chocolate Peppermint Slice – a biscuit base with a creamy peppermint filling, topped with a thick raw chocolate spread.

A stack of raw peppermint slice

I think this could quite possibly be the bestest tasting raw plant-based gluten free chocolate peppermint slice in the Universe. The chocolate-biscuit base has a nice little crunch to it, the peppermint cream is flavoured with vanilla and pure peppermint essential oil, and the chocolate layer on top is divinely rich and creamy. The use of coconut butter in the recipe helps it to set and keep it firm out of the fridge or freezer.

The only trick for the recipe is to allow each layer to set for a moment before you apply the next, so that when you cut slice it, it looks lovely and even inside.

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Raw peppermint slice on a plate

Plate full of peppermint slice

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Raw Chocolate Peppermint Slice

Totally indulgent chocolate slice with pure peppermint essential oil. Makes 16 incredibly piggy sized squares or 32 smaller ones. But let’s face it, you’ll have more than one so you may as well cut them big!

Course Dessert, Sweet
Cuisine Gluten free, Raw, Vegan
Keyword Peppermint Slice
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16
Calories 390 kcal
Author Lauren Glucina

Ingredients

BISCUIT BASE:

  • ½ cup roughly processed buckwheat flour
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 15 Medjool dates pitted
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil melted
  • ½ teaspoon coarse sea salt

MINT CREAM:

  • 1 heaped cup cashews soaked at least 3 hours in water, then drained
  • ½ cup coconut oil melted
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut butter
  • 3-4 drops doTERRA peppermint essential oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 2 pinches coarse sea salt

CHOCOLATE SPREAD:

  • ¾ cup cashews soaked at least 3 hours in water, then drained
  • ½ cup coconut oil melted
  • ½ cup raw cacao powder
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla paste

Instructions

BISCUIT BASE:

  1. Blitz the pecans in a food processor till crumbly.
  2. Add the buckwheat flour, salt and cacao and process till nicely combined.
  3. Add the coconut oil, then the Medjool dates, one by one.
  4. You should end up with a doughy texture that will hold together nicely when pressed together.
  5. Press the mixture firmly into the base of an 8 inch cake tin lined with baking paper, use the back of a spoon to flatten the surface. Set aside

PEPPERMINT LAYER:

  1. Drain the cashews well, blend everything till nice and creamy.
  2. Spread evenly over the biscuit layer and set in the freezer

CHOCOLATE LAYER:

  1. Drain the cashews, blend everything till nice and creamy.
  2. Spread the chocolate over the top of the peppermint cream layer, but only once the cream layer has set.
  3. Set in the freezer, then cut into 16-32 equal rectangles to serve.

Lauren's Notes

  • Nutrition panel is an estimate only
Nutrition Facts
Raw Chocolate Peppermint Slice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 390 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 24g
Protein 5g 10%
Calcium 5%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

SOURCING ESSENTIAL OILS

The essential oils I use are doTERRA, because quite simply, they are the absolute best quality. If you’d like to get started with your own account, you can either book a complementary consult with me to learn more first, or join with doTERRA right away.

If you know you’d love to get on them right away, 
I’ll guide you through how to purchase them here.

If you’d like to chat further, 
you can book a free consult with me here.

And if you’re local to me in Auckland and would like to come along to a class, 
have a look at my timetable here.

Thank you for reading, I hope enjoy this epic treat!

See you again next week,

Lauren.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi I’m Lauren, practising Naturopath, Medical Herbalist, Nutritionist, and essential oils educator in Auckland, New Zealand. I’m incredibly passionate about food as medicine, and helping people connect with the healing power of Nature. I’ve been sharing my recipes and health articles here since 2012.

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