Matcha date fudge

This flagged-slab of dark deliciousness comes together in a matter of minutes.
 
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Recipe from: 1 April 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 100
    g
    walnuts
  • 150
    g
    medjool dates
  • 2
    Tbs
    ground almonds
  • 2
    Tbs
    cocoa
  • 1 1/2
    Just Matcha green tea
  • 2
    Tbs
    honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2
    tsp
    vanilla paste
  • 100
    g
    dark chocolate, melted and cooled (at least 70% cocoa solids)
  • 2
    Tbs
    preserved ginger, diced (optional)
  • 1
    tsp
    cocoa powder, for dusting
  • 1
    tsp
    matcha tea, for dusting
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Line a 22cm x 10cm loaf tin with cling film.

Place the walnuts in a food processor and pulse for a couple of seconds. Ideally you still want some texture to the nuts. Add the dates and blitz again.

Add the ground almonds, cocoa, Matcha, honey, vanilla and melted chocolate. Pulse again until all the ingredients are incorporated and paste-like.

Remove the blade, add the ginger if using and mix to combine.

Tip the date mixture into the loaf tin and press down firmly. Fold over the extended clingfilm edges and chill for several hours until firm.

Turn out onto a board and dust with cocoa or matcha green tea to finish.

Slice into squares and store in the fridge in an air-tight container.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Bibby's Kitchen@36. To see more recipes, please click here.

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