Valentines day

Choc-hazelnut Valentines Day cakes w/ Peanut Butter Icing

The perfect combination of indulgence and nutrition! These Valentines day cakes are a delicious alternative to chocolate, a guilt-free recipe that will love your body back!

These babies are free from gluten, dairy and refined sugars.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup hazelnut meal
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
  • 1 tbsp. cacao nibs
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2  teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 4 tbsp rice malt syrup

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees

2. Combine hazelnut meal, walnuts, cacao nibs, raw cacao & baking powder (in a medium sized bowl).

3. Add eggs, almond milk, coconut oil & rice malt syrup.

4. Spoon mixture into muffin tins.

5. Bake for 30-40 mins, or until cooked all the way through.

For the frosting

  • 3 tablespoons filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 1/2 cup organic peanut butter (100% peanuts)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 4-5 teaspoons rice malt syrup

Method:

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and apply to cakes, then top with fresh berries, cacao nibs and buckinis!