Did you ever have ice cream cake when you were growing up? If you did, well oh my gosh you’d best be excited by this recipe. If you didn’t, well, honestly that’s probably for the best. But you should be just as excited! Because here you get the glorious experience which is the frosty, chewy, brownie lovely ice cream cake experience — but without all the questionable stuff! It’s another example of how with raw food you can have your ice cream cake and eat it, too.
Ooooh chocolate chip cookie dough. The nostalgia is strong in this one! We thought we might have left chocolate chip cookie dough behind us, but here it is again, all raw and natural! A big win for inner (and outer) children everywhere!
This recipe is real simple, with just a handful of ingredients. You can take it that extra step by mixing up your own chocolate chips. A real crowd pleaser if you’re entertaining, especially for the little ones! If you’re feeling particularly decadent, you could combine this cookie dough with some cold delicious nice cream.
These raw chocolate orange truffles are a real delight. There’s nothing quite as sensuous and decadent as a chocolate truffle. The word itself is enough to make one salivate. Add to the dark sweetness of chocolate the bright zest of orange, and you’re in for a real treat. Like peanut butter and jam or oil and vinegar, chocolate and orange are just two flavors that belong together. Some people just can’t get enough of it. If you’re one of those people, then this recipe is for you.
Of course, chocolate truffles aren’t the only gourmet food that goes by the name. In fact, chocolate truffles borrow their name from the highly prized Tuber fungus, which they are thought to resemble. A fun piece of trivia to serve up with your raw treats.
The magic of the orange chocolate truffles is the marriage of bright and dark. The orange hits the high notes, while the dark chocolate strikes the bass. It’s all held together by the dates, which are a key player when it comes to raw desserts. In this context, the dates do an excellent job recreating the texture of the classic ganache.