RASPBERRY PISTACHIO CACAO FUDGE
raspberry pistachio cacao fudge
1½ cups (225g) cashews
¼ cup (60ml) melted coconut oil
¼ cup (60ml) maple syrup
½ cup (50g) cacao powder
1 cup (20g) freeze-dried raspberries+ ¾ cup (105g) pistachios, roughly chopped Place the cashews in a medium heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 15 minutes to soak.
Drain the cashews and place in a food processor. Add the coconut oil and maple syrup and process for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Add the cacao and process for 1 minute or until smooth.
Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, add the raspberries and ½ cup (70g) pistachio and gently stir to combine. Spoon into a lightly greased 20cm x 10cm loaf tin lined with non-stick baking paper, smoothing the top with the back of a spoon. Top with the remaining pistachio and gently press to secure. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours to set. Slice to serve. MAKES 16.
+ You can find freeze- dried raspberries in health food stores. Tip: You can store this fudge in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.