Gluten-free vegan sticky date slice


Author Notes: A delicate and light slice with a decadent caramel sauceAlannah | Kale Mary

Makes: 8 slices

Ingredients

For the slice

  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup dates, soaked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 6 tablespoons aquafaba, whisked into soft peaks

For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup dates, soaked and chopped
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Mix almond meal, coconut sugar and baking powder in a bowl. Add dates, water, coconut oil and aquafaba. The mixture will be quite wet, as it is essential for the slice to be moist.
  3. Pour into a lined tray and place in the oven for 30-40 minutes, until top is golden and knife comes out clean.
  4. To make the sauce, heat coconut milk, coconut sugar and chopped dates over a low-to-medium heat. Remove from heat when sauce thickens.
  5. Pour sauce over slice. Best enjoyed warm.

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