One of our favorite cakes for special occasions. Its flavor is complex and very delicious and fit for a royal party or wedding!
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup almonds
2/3 cup pitted, packed dates
1 TBS melted cacao butter
Grind all ingredients together in a food processor.
Add 1 teaspoon of water if the mixture is too crumbly.
Press the crust into a pan of your choice and make sure that it is packed down even and about 5mm thick or .25 in”.
"CHEESE CAKE FILLING":
3 cups blueberries. Fresh or frozen.
1 1/2 cups cashews
1/2 cup pure maple syrup or 1/2 cup date syrup
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1-2 teaspoons pure ground cardamom depending on personal taste
(start with less and add more, cardamom can be strong and may turn to a perfume aroma when nor used properly)
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch of himallaya salt
3-4 tablespoons melted raw cacao butter
In a blender, combine all the ingredients, but the cacao butter, until completely smooth and creamy.
Add the cacao butter and blend again to incorporate.
Pour the mixture over the crust(s)
Chill in the fridge for a few hours or freezer until firm.
Garnish with blueberries, edible flowers, or any other garnish of your choice. We have garnished with a buttery macadamia and cashew ganache! Recipe to come in future posts!