Choc Mint Slice
This clever choc mint creation has been shared with us by Bianca Slade from Wholefood Simply. It uses natural peppermint extract to give a minty freshness to the yummy chocolate flavour from the cacao. You may choose to use some food grade essential oil instead!
Recipe Tester Feedback: "A beautiful, healthy chocolate slice that tastes like an after dinner mint." - Heidi
No: Gluten / Dairy / Egg
Total Preparation Time 5 minutes + setting time
Makes approx. 25 squares
Can be frozen
- almond meal - 160g
- desiccated coconut - 175g
- cacao powder - 40g, or cocoa
- almond butter - 110g (make your own with the Almond Cashew Nut Butter recipe from The Easy Issue)
- honey - 80g, or rice malt syrup
- coconut oil - 40g
- peppermint extract - 1 tsp, natural
- salt - pinch
- cacao powder - 60g, or cocoa powder
- coconut oil - 80g, liquid
- maple syrup - 40g
- peppermint extract - 1/2 tsp, natural
- Line a 20cm square tin with baking paper overhanging the sides for easy removal.
- If you need to make your own almond meal, add almonds (160g) and grind Speed 8 / 10 seconds.
- Add the almond meal (160g), coconut (175g), cacao (40g), almond butter (110g), honey (80g), coconut oil (40g), peppermint extract (1 tsp) and salt (pinch) to the bowl. Process Speed 9 / 20 seconds, or until the mixture resembles a fine, sticky crumb.
- Press the mixture firmly into your prepared tin.
- Add the cacao (60g), coconut oil (80g), maple syrup (40g) and peppermint extract (1/2 tsp) to the bowl. Program 2 minutes / 37C / Speed 3. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides and blades before continuing.
- Pour the icing over your slice and place the slice in the freezer to set for a few hours.
- Slice. Serve. Eat. Enjoy.