Chocolate Cashew Tarts Raw Food Recipe
Chocolate Cashew Tarts are Delicious!
Chocolate Cashew Tarts are a yummy, chocolate raw food dessert that’s simple to make with easy to find ingredients and is totally delicious. Even better, they’re not all that expensive, coming in at around $1.80 per serving. Made with mainly nuts, dates, and cacao, they’re also super healthy.
The crust is made of almonds or cashews and dates blended together in the food processor.
Chocolate Cashew Tarts are Sweet!
Dates are super sweet and tasty. They actually grow like this on trees where they are allowed to dehydrate a bit so concentrate their healthy sugars.
The combination of nuts and dates makes a sweet and crunchy shell to hold the creamy chocolate filling.
Chocolate Cashew Tarts are Healthy!
Cashews are a tasty, delicious nut. They’re never totally raw because of the way they must be processed with heat to neutralize a caustic fluid in their shells. But they are still healthy and make a creamy filling in this dish.
Mixed with cacao powder and a touch of agave, the cashews blend up into a creamy filling that sets up nice and thick.
A bullet type blender works well here because it’s a relatively small-ish amount.
Chocolate Cashew Tarts Raw Food Recipe
Creamy chocolate filling in sweet and crunchy crusts. Delicious and easy to make raw food dessert recipe.
- Food Processor
- 1/2 cup almonds or cashews ($1.00)
- 1/2 cup dates (or 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 stick 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
Want more delicious raw food desserts? Try these!
Caramel Apple Pie
This Caramel Apple Pie is easy to make and totally delicious. It’s great for any fall holiday and can be enjoyed by anyone. It’s also so healthy and made from mostly raw, whole food vegan ingredients. Serves 8 … about $9.60 for the entire pie.
Lime in the Coconut Tarts
Lime in the Coconut Tarts is a delectable, creamy, and deliciously tropical raw food dessert. They’re a bargain with 8 tarts costing about $1.11 per serving.
Or how about a healthy, raw smoothie bowl?
Tropical Blue Smoothie Bowl
This Raw Food Tropical Blue Smoothie Bowl is beautiful. It’s also super easy and quick to make and packed with awesome raw nutrition.
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!
Omg! I love chocolate & cashews together! Your photos are gorgeous <3
These look just unbelievably yummy!
They look great but I think you need to change the title or the method as there are no cashews in your recipe.
Chocolate AND cashews. Can it get any better? Yum!
Oh my gosh, I'm so in! I love, love, love raw vegan desserts that aren't reliant on coconut oil 🙂
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…)
You had me at Cashew…..anything with cashew cream looks good to me, yummy!!
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!
YUM!! Easy, peasy too! Aren't raw desserts just the best?!
Chocolate + Cashews = Bliss. Can't wait to try this recipe!
amazing result with so few ingredients!! the filling looks like something I could eat alone…with a spoon :DD great blog!
Malin … I've personally confirmed that the filling can, indeed, be eaten with a spoon 🙂
I have to make these now.
These are absolutely amazing! One of the first raw treats all my kids liked!!
i like your recipe