Black & White Dessert

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Black & White Dessert

Black and White Dessert is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Vegan

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Recipe Ingredients

  • Carob powder x 1 heaped tsp
  • Cinnamon, ground x 1 tsp
  • Coconut flour x 4 Tbs
  • Coconut milk, full-fat x 1,5 cup
  • Coconut, creamed block x 2 blocks
  • Figs, dried x 8-10
  • Raw Cocoa Powder x 2 Tbs
  • Stevia, powder/liquid x 1.2 tsp
  • Vanilla essence, natural x 1 tsp
  • Walnuts x 1,5 cup whole


Cooking Instructions & Notes

For the crust:

  1. Soak the walnuts over the night. Drain.
  2. Soak figs for few hours, add 1/2tsp of vanilla essence to the soaking water. Keep the soaking water
  3. Place the nuts and 1/2 of dried fruits together with 1/2 soaking water (approx.1/4cup syrup), 3/4 cup of coconut milk, 1 creamed coconut block, 2 tbs of coconut flour, cinnamon, cacao powder, carob powder, cinnamon (optionally add some stevia if it is not sweet enough) in a plastic bowl and blend with a hand blender until smooth.
  4. Spoon the mixture over a small baking tin or a plastic container and flatten with a spoon/knife.

For the top:

  1. Pour 3/4cup of coconut milk to a bowl, add 1 creamed coconut block, 2 tbs of coconut flour, 1/2 of dried fruits together with 1/2 soaking water (approx.1/4cup syrup), optionally add some stevia if it is not sweet enough .
  2. Blend it with a hand blender until the mixture is smooth.
  3. Spoon the mixture evenly over the crust and flatten with a spoon/knife.
  4. Sprinkle with anything you like. I have been using cinnamon, carob powder, cacao powder or ground almonds or all of those together.
  5. Place the dessert in a freezer for min 20min until it hardens. Take it out and leave at the room temp for few min. Cut into cubes.

Store in a fridge or freeze it.

Preparation Time

20 min

Soaking few hours

Freezing 20 min


Nutritional Value here

By | 2017-02-01T09:54:30+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Desserts, Paleo, Raw Food, Recipes, Vegan|Comments Off on Black & White Dessert

About the Author:

Ola Van Zyl is Owner of Positive Vitality Nutritional Therapy, Health Coach, Corporate Nutrition Specialist, Sports Nutrition Specialist and Public Speaker. Ola is a graduate of the Institute of Health Sciences in Nutritional Therapy, Dietary Counselling and Functional Sports Nutrition. She is a member of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland. In her work Ola applies the latest theories and research in nutrition, functional medicine and coaching to achieve optimum health. She works with groups and individuals, helping them to gain more energy, to lose weight, to manage stress, improve sleep quality and mood, as well as increase physical performance. Ola believes that nutrition is the key to long and vibrant live and she is very passionate about creating nutritious and delicious recipes to encourage healthy eating.