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Monday, August 27, 2012

raw chocolate cake layered with gojiberry and beetroot vanilla cream


Chocolate cake layered with Giji berry and beetroot vanilla creamRecipe by Yoko Inoue, photography by Adrian Lander and styling by Adair
IngredientsServes 6 (3 cakes)
Cake base1 cup activated walnuts1 cup activated almonds1 cup sprouted oat flour1-2 tbs water4 tbs raw cocoa powder1 tbs raw carob powder6 majool dates2 tbs coconut oil, melted
MethodIn a food processor pulse all the ingredients till a dough forms. Press into a round shape using a ring mould,  pack the mixture so it is smooth the top. Remove the ring carefully and repeat until you have 9 bases
Goji berry and beetroot vanilla cream1 cup cashew, soaked for a few hours to overnight1 cup almond milk1 tbs lemon juice1/2 cup goji berry1/8 cup chopped beetroot
MethodBlend all the ingredients above till smooth.
Ganache100ml coconut oil, melted3 tsp raw honey3tbs raw cocoa powder
MethodBlend till smooth
8 strawberries for decoration
To assemblePlace one of the base on a plate and cover the top with the creamCarefully place another base and repeat with the cream and top with a basePlace halved strawberries on top and drizzle the ganache over the top of the cakeChill till the chocolate hardens.
Chocolate cake layered with Giji berry and beetroot vanilla creamRecipe by Yoko Inoue, photography by Adrian Lander and styling by Adair
Ingredients
Serves 6 (3 cakes)
Cake base1 cup activated walnuts
1 cup activated almonds
1 cup sprouted oat flour
1-2 tbs water
4 tbs raw cocoa powder
1 tbs raw carob powder
6 majool dates
2 tbs coconut oil, melted
Method
In a food processor pulse all the ingredients till a dough forms. 
Press into a round shape using a ring mould,  pack the mixture so it is smooth the top. Remove the ring carefully and repeat until you have 9 bases
Goji berry and beetroot vanilla cream1 cup cashew, soaked for a few hours to overnight
1 cup almond milk
1 tbs lemon juice
1/2 cup goji berry
1/8 cup chopped beetroot
Method
Blend all the ingredients above till smooth.
Ganache100ml coconut oil, melted
3 tsp raw honey
3tbs raw cocoa powder
Method
Blend till smooth
8 strawberries for decoration
To assemblePlace one of the base on a plate and cover the top with the cream
Carefully place another base and repeat with the cream and top with a base
Place halved strawberries on top and drizzle the ganache over the top of the cake
Chill till the chocolate hardens.

4 comments:

  1. They look delicious! I'll try to get them!!!

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    1. Silvietta,
      they are delicious! one of my comfort food....

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  2. Where do you get your ingredients from :)

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