All posts tagged: dark chocolate

Vegan Rocky Road with Goji Berries

After I got my Vegan Kind box through last month I knew I wanted to save the Freedom Mallows Vegan Marshmallows for something awesome. I asked around and the general consensus was it had to be Rocky Road. I had never actually had rocky road before! Being English, it wasn’t such a common thing growning up, but hearing about it I really wanted to give it a go and try some. I added the goji berries here as I like the salty sweet flavour and think it goes well with the chocolate. I have been keeping my batch in the freezer so it stays fresh and lasts even longer, plus it gets super chewy in there and less melty while your eating it. (I’m not such a big fan of having my hands covered in chocolate while I’m eating!) Hope you enjoy!   Rocky Road with Goji Berries   200g dark chocolate 2 tbsp agave nectar ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp vegan margarine 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1½ cups vegan marshmallows (I used Freedom Mallows) …

And it begins…

So… this is my first ever blog post. I wanted to start with something epic, and this is one of my all time favourite desserts. Its pretty easy to make, and non-vegans are always shocked something this good can be dairy and egg free. Not sure why so many people view eggs and dairy as indispensable ingredients, and believe nothing can be delicious without them. I guess it’s our job to prove them wrong! This is the perfect dessert if you want to impress someone with vegan food, a good example of us not missing out on anything, especially fancy desserts. For a plain chocolate torte, just skip steeping the mint, and serve with fresh berries instead. And make sure you used some good quality dark chocolate. Mint Chocolate Torte Base 1¼ cup cashews 1 cup dates ¼ cup cacao powder Filling ½ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves 2 cups non dairy milk (soy, oat, almond) 400g vegan dark chocolate 2½ Tbsp arrowroot powder mixed with ¼ cup water Pinch of salt For the base, soak the dates …