Raw Chocolate Peach Cake

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One of my New Year’s resolutions was to quit sugar. The first step was to quit all and any kinds of desserts in order to stop my addiction (yes, you could say it was an addiction since to me lunch was not lunch if it wasn’t followed by some kind of dessert). I now allow myself to have some dessert but still try to avoid refined sugar whenever possible. One way to do this is through raw desserts. Yes, I know, they contain nuts which are full of calories, but they are still healthier than regular desserts. With loads of peaches in my pantry, I went on a hunt for a delicious raw peach cake recipe and came across this perfect one.

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Ingredients:

Crust:

2 cups almonds

8-10 dates

2 spoons raw cacao powder

2-3 spoons coconut oil

Peach cream:

1 1/2 cup macadamia or cashews

1 peach

1 banana

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 spoon raw agave nectar or honey

2-3 spoons coconut oil

Chocolate crust:

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup carob powder

1/4 cup raw cacao powder

2 spoons agave or honey

2 spoons melted raw cacao butter

Instructions:

Crust:

1. Process in a food processor and press the crust in a 26 cm spring form. Put in a freezer.

Peach cream:

1. Process in a blender and pour over the crust. Put in a freezer.
2. Cut 1 peach into small moon shape pieces and lay on the cream.

Chocolate crust:

1. Blend in your blender and pour over the top. Make sure the crust is not too thick.

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