- 175g hazelnuts
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 3 tbsp pure maple syrup plus an extra 2 tbsp (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
- Pinch of salt
- 135g dried dates, pitted and halved
- 4 avocados, peeled, stone removed
- 100g cocoa powder
- 45g dried goji berries
- Handful of raspberries and edible flowers for garnish
- To make the hazelnut base, blend the hazelnuts into a fine texture then add coconut oil, 3 tbsp of maple syrup and salt
- Bring together to form a spreadable consistency
- Spread this mixture into the base of a round springform tin and leave to chill in the refrigerator overnight
- In a food processor, blend the dates and 2 tbsp of maple syrup into a smooth paste and add the avocado flesh. Pulse until smooth
- Pour blender contents into a bowl and stir in cocoa powder and goji berries. Combine well together
- Remove set hazelnut base from the refrigerator and spoon and spread over the date and avocado mix
- Smooth and level out using a palette knife and leave to refrigerate overnight to fully set
- Dress with the raspberries and edible flowers. Slice using a warmed knife when ready to serve
- Prepare the tart in advance to take the stress out of entertaining and store covered in the fridge
This indulgent chocolate tart, made with vegan-friendly pure Canadian maple syrup, is perfect for parties. It’s rich, subtly sweet and totally delicious.
The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.
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