Colorful Cashew Chocolate Bars

cashew butter dairy free gluten free nut butter paleo vegan

Recipe prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by Vanillacrunch.

INGREDIENTS

For the filling:

  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup cacao butter
  • 1 cup plant-based milk made with the NutraMilk
  • 3/4 cup maple or rice syrup
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • A pinch of fine sea salt

For the colors

  • 1 tbsp. turmeric
  • 1 tbsp. matcha powder
  • ½ cup freeze-dried blueberries
  • ½ cup freeze-dried strawberries

For the coating

  • 1 cup of dark chocolate
  • 2 tsp of coconut oil 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Place cashews in the NutraMilk container and press Butter Cycle for 4-5 minutes until cashew butter is made.
  • Add the rest of the filling ingredients in the NutraMilk container and press Mix Cycle until everything is well combined.

  • Pour and divide filling in 4 equal parts (for each of the colors) in separate dishes.
  • Add color to each filling mixture and blend with hand blender/whisk or The NutraMilk.
  • Pour fillings in bar silicone molds and freeze a few hours, preferably overnight.

  • In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate and coconut oil over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth; remove from heat. Using 2 forks, dip and roll frozen bar fillings, one at a time, into melted chocolate; tap off excess chocolate. Place on lined cookie sheet. If chocolate has cooled too much, reheat. Repeat with remaining bar fillings.
  • Refrigerate bars about 10 minutes or until chocolate is set. Enjoy!



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