The best Vegan Dessert You Will Ever Eat

Chocolate Ganache Tart

Chocolate Tart 1

I found this recipe on the GlutenFreeGus.com blog and was intrigued by the title so I tried it, and wow! what a great result and so easy to make. I’ll definitely be making it again and again especially for friends as a way of tempting them into the world of Healthy Eating.

Ingredients:
Crust:
220gm pecans, walnuts or almonds (I used pecans)
170gm pitted dates
1/8 tsp sea salt (more or less to taste.)
Filling:
3 ripened avocados – peeled and cubed (should have bright yellow-green flesh, not over ripe.)
½ cup agave nectar
1 to 2 tbsp Honey
3 tbsp Coconut oil
1 tbsp vanilla extract
Pinch sea salt
1½ cups Cacao powder

Method (Thermomix):Pie Crust
Crust:
Place nuts dates and salt into TM bowl
Process for 15 seconds on speed 5
Empty into 18 to 23 cm diameter prepared pan and press down firmly
Chill whilst preparing the filling
Filling:
Place avocados, agave nectar, honey, coconut oil, vanilla and salt into TM bowl
Puree for 20 seconds on speed 9
Add cacao powder
Mix for 10 seconds on speed 9
Spoon the chocolate “mousse” into the prepared crust, spreading evenly
Chill for 2 hours or overnight

Method (Conventional – Using Food Processor or blender):
Crust:Chocolate Tart
Pulse the pecans, dates, and salt in a food processor until the consistency of (rolled oats)
Press firmly into the 18 to 23 cm diameter prepared pan
Chill whilst preparing the filling
Filling:
Puree the avocados, agave nectar, honey, coconut oil, vanilla and salt in a food processor or blender until creamy smooth
Add a splash or two of water to help if the mixture is too thick to move
Add the cacao powder and pulse to blend completely
Spoon the chocolate “mousse” into the prepared crust, spreading evenly
Chill for 2 hours or overnight

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4 Responses to The best Vegan Dessert You Will Ever Eat

  1. Pixel says:

    Honey isn’t vegan btw

    • G’day Pixel.
      You are absolutely correct, in the truest sense of the word Vegan.
      I must admit that I came to Veganism (actually, Whole-Food, Plant Based diet) for health reasons and it wasn’t until recently that I learnt that Vegans do not consider Honey to be acceptable.
      I also learnt that Dr Fuhrman considers any sweetener that is highly processed and not a whole food such as Agave Syrup, Maple Syrup and Honey, should not be consumed in large amounts as they are high in calories and largely devoid of nutrients. Empty foods so to speak.
      I am therefore tending to sweeten my dishes now, such as my vegan ice-cream, with Medjool dates and finding the results very satisfying.
      Thanks for your feedback on Vegan Food Preparation.
      Paul

  2. Looks so amazing! Love your blog, I’m so glad I found you! 🙂

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