Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Chocolate Cashew Tarts

Chocolate Cashew Tarts
serves 2 ~ $1.8 per serving


  • 1/2 cup almonds (or cashews) ($1.00)
  • 1/2 cup raisins ($.50)

  • 1/2 cup cashews ($1.00)
  • 1/4 cup water for blending
  • 3 heaping tablespoons cocoa powder (or carob powder) ($.60)
  • 3 tablespoons agave ($.60)
  • pinch salt

  • In a food processor fitted with an "S" blade, process the almonds and raisins until the mixture begins to stock together. 
  • Press the mix into the bottom and sides of two five inch tart pans, or plastic wrap lined cupcake tins, to form the crust.
  • In a small blender, puree the water and almonds until very smooth. 
  • Add the remaining ingredients and puree until smooth.
  • Divide between the two crusts and fill to the top.
  • Add some chopped almonds as a topping, and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving, to allow the tarts to cool and firm.
nutritional information

calories: 482      fat: 27      carbs: 53      protein: 14 gr

My granddaughter loves to make these tarts using a playset kitchen!


  1. Oh my ... these might serve 2 in your house Lisa but I could definitely polish off both of these with a nice big cup of tea :-) Yum!

  2. Omg! I love chocolate & cashews together! Your photos are gorgeous <3

  3. These look just unbelievably yummy!

  4. They look great but I think you need to change the title or the method as there are no cashews in your recipe.

  5. Chocolate AND cashews. Can it get any better? Yum!

  6. Oh my gosh, I'm so in! I love, love, love raw vegan desserts that aren't reliant on coconut oil :)

  7. About how many muffin tin sized tarts would this make? Trying to gage if I'd need to double the recipe before I start making it. :)
    (Maharishi- there are cashews in the filling AND optionally in the crust...)

  8. You had me at Cashew.....anything with cashew cream looks good to me, yummy!!

  9. Jessica, with the recipe above I made the two tarts in cupcake tins. They're big tarts (as you can see by the nutritional info!), and I filled them pretty full. If you were to double the recipe, you would probably be able to get 5-6 cupcake tin sized tarts from it, depending on how full you made them. Let me know how they turn out!

  10. YUM!! Easy, peasy too! Aren't raw desserts just the best?!

  11. Chocolate + Cashews = Bliss. Can't wait to try this recipe!

  12. amazing result with so few ingredients!! the filling looks like something I could eat alone...with a spoon :DD great blog!

  13. Malin ... I've personally confirmed that the filling can, indeed, be eaten with a spoon :)

  14. These are absolutely amazing! One of the first raw treats all my kids liked!!



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