Coconut Cream Chocolate Gateau for Mother’s Day!

Looking for a wonderful Mother’s Day dessert! How about Coconut Cream Chocolate Gateau? (In case you are not familiar with the word Gateau, it is German word for a rich or fancy cake.)

You probably will not believe me when I tell you that not only is this cake makes from all raw ingredients, it is also a cakes full of healthy ingredients.

The original recipe is from Pamela Vinten’s and is included in her “Amazing Gluten-Free Chocolate” ebook.

Coconut Cream Chocolate Gateau

Coconut Cream Chocolate Gateau

Ingredients

    Chocolate Fudge Ingredients
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 ¼ cup pitted and soaked dates
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • Coconut Cream Ingredients
  • 3 cups desiccated (fine) coconut
  • ½ cups coconut oil – melted
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup agave
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Frosting Ingredients
  • 1 ½ avocadoes
  • ½ cup pitted and soaked dates
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon agave
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

    Fudge Instructions:
  1. Process nuts to a fine texture.
  2. Add cacao powder, vanilla and dates and process until the mixture comes together
  3. Line a 15cm (6in) diameter tin with cling wrap. Press 1/3 mixture into base
  4. Coconut Cream Instructions:
  5. Combine coconut with the water.
  6. Add rest of ingredients and mix well
  7. Spread ½ on top of chocolate fudge layer
  8. Take ½ of remaining chocolate fudge and form into a round the same diameter as the tin. Carefully place on top of coconut cream and pat down
  9. Spread with remaining coconut cream
  10. Form another round with the remaining chocolate fudge and again carefully place on top of coconut cream layer
  11. Place in fridge overnight to set
  12. Frosting Instructions
  13. Process all ingredients except oil to a creamy mousse like consistency
  14. Add oil and process to combine. Adjust sweetness if necessary
  15. Frost sides and top of cake, reserving some frosting for decoration
  16. Store in an airtight container in the fridge
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If you like this recipe, you will love  Pamela Vinten’s “Amazing Gluten-Free Chocolate” ebook.  Not only are ALL her recipes Gluten Free and (mostly) vegan, they are also raw and healthy!!

Here are some of the wonderful features you will find in her ebook:

–Pam’s recipes do nAmazing-Gluten-Free-Chocolateot contain any grains at all .. . They are all totally gluten free

–None of Pam’s recipes use processed foods…. In fact they only use natural whole foods as mother nature intended

–None of the recipes include Milk, so avoids the problem of lactose or casein intolerance often associated with celiac disease.

–The recipes are high in anti-oxidants to support good health

–The raw chocolate in each recipe is sweetened with agave or maple syrup. (Or you can use coconut nectar)

–Many recipes use coconut oil which has earned the title “the healthiest oil on the planet” and it is also “fat burning”

Check out the “Amazing Gluten Free Chocolate ebook (and enjoy guilt free desserts)!!

 

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One Comment

  1. Comment by Sandy:

    Personally, I would substitute the agave syrup with coconut nectar — much better choice, in my opinion!

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