No-bake brownies with choc cashew frosting

This brownie is a piece of cake to create… well, technically it’s a piece of brownie. It’s made with only nutritious ingredients, so you know each bite is totally guilt-free. 

Over baking? Still want dessert? Try this no-bake brownie with choc cashew frosting. It’s low-carb (no flour), packed with healthy fats and plant-based.

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No-bake brownies with choc cashew frosting

Makes 8-10 pieces

Prep: 20 minutes

GF, DF, VG

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup or 12 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup Tropeaka Cacao Powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup

Method

1. Add walnuts and cashews into a blender or food processor. Process for two to three minutes on high speed until you reach a fine consistency. Add in cacao and salt and process again until well incorporated.

2. Add in Medjool dates and vanilla and process until dates have broken down.

3. Slowly pour in the maple syrup until you reach a sticky fudgy mixture (will probably form a ball in the food processor, that’s when you know you’re done).

4. Press into a lined cake tin and sit in the fridge.

5. In the meantime, add all frosting ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Take out brownie mixture and pour on top, using a spoon or spatula to evenly distribute the frosting on top.

6. Return to the fridge for an hour before slicing up and serving. Top with crushed walnuts & a pinch of sea salt if desired.

This recipe is courtesy of Tropeaka. For more healthy snacks like this, visit their website.