Raw Berry and Chocolate Torte by: Lee Holmes

If you want to make friends, this tantalising torte is a sure-fire way to do it. Who could resist a rich, chocolatey dessert that is completely guilt-free? You and your new best friends will be bursting with bliss after just one bite.

Base

Filling

Instructions

  • Place the cashews in a bowl, cover with filtered water and soak for 2 hours. Drain.
  • To make the base, place the walnuts in a food processor and blend until they are finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl and add the lemon zest.
  • Place the coconut oil and dried berries in the food processor and blend. Add to the walnut mixture and combine well.
  • Press the mixture into a 20 cm (8 inch) springform cake tin and chill in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  • To make the filling, place all the ingredients in the food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Remove the base from the freezer and spoon the filling over the top.
  • Chill for 2 hours in the fridge, or 1 hour in the freezer, until set. Scatter over the extra berries before serving.
  • This will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week in the fridge, or 2 weeks in the freezer.