For anyone who seriously craves a chocolate fix, this recipe is for you! These brownies are rich, sweet, decadent and most importantly, good for the body.


  • 1 cup walnuts

  • 7 pitted dates

  • 2 tbls rice malt syrup

  • 1 cup desiccated coconut

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1/4 cup cacao powder

  • 2 heaped tbls natural hazelnut butter

  • Handful of organic dark chocolate chips

  • Optional

  • 2 tbls melted cacao butter


  • 1.

    Soak dates in hot water for 2-3 minutes.

  • 2.

    Process walnuts until fine and then add pitted dates. Add remaining ingredients except organic dark chocolate chips and process until thick and a bit sticky. Press the mixture with your fingers to check it binds together and add a little more rice malt syrup if you wish.

  • 3.

    Mix through the dark chocolate chips lightly with your fingers.

  • 4.

    Spray a small baking pan with baking spray and press mixture down evenly in the pan with your fingers. Place in freezer for 30 minutes and then store in the fridge and enjoy!

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 230kj
  • Fat Total 14g
  • Saturated Fat 9g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Sodium 43mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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