food matters monday – raw strawberry cake

we had an amazing week with our little ones, no school, just party … raw cakes, ice- creams and water experiments :)
 
this week everyone in The Food Matters Project are choosing their own recipes, i chase to share our favourite of the week – layered cake with strawberries, mint and raw chocolate.
it was so delicious that we ate it all in one day… and the next one is already in the freezer… yuppy
 

 

 

 

raw strawberry cheesecake
ingredients
crust
1/2 cup walnuts
1/4 cup shredded coconut
3 pitted dried dates
 
3 layers filling
1/2 cup cashew (soaked in a water over night)
250g silken tofu
1/2 ripe avocado
1big ripen banana
10 dried pitted dates
1/2 lemon juice
1 lemon zest
1 cup spinach
1/2 cup mint
1 cup strawberries
6 strawberries for another layer
50ml soya milk (almond milk or even water)
2/4 cup ococonut oil melted
 
chocolate glaze
1/3 cup cocoa
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup agave
 

 

directions
place tofu on a plate, put on top smaller plate and something heavy to drain out water. Leave it for 1 h.
cut all dates on halves and soak them for 1 h in the milk.
in a food processor place the walnuts, coconut and 3 soaked dates. mix. spread the crust in a 20 cm pan.
 
for the 3 layers filling, place in the food processor cashew and pulse well. add avocado, banana, tofu, ¼ cup melted oil and remaining dates with milk, pulse well. add lemon juice and zest and pulse it until smooth.
 
set aside 2/3 cream.
to another 1/3 cream add strawberries, remaining ¼ coconut oil and pulse until creamy. place on top of the crust and set in the freezer for 30min.
 
place 1/3 cream in the food processor with spinach; mix well and place on the top of strawberry cream. if u want u can add on the top of this layer another thin layer of fresh sliced strawberries. set cake in the freezer for another 30 min.
 
place remaining 1/3 cream in the food processor with mint, pulse and place on the top of the cake for another 20 min or until u finish chocolate glaze.
 
for the glaze, place all ingredients together and place on the top of the cake. set the your cake into the freezer to set for a few hours before removing from pan.
 
make sure to take it out a good while before eating, around 20-30 min or even more.




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COMMENTS

  1. Evi May 28, 2013 at 19:29

    This looks delicious! Cannot wait to try it- I’ve been loving the raw desserts lately & I’ll be going strawberry picking later this week. Can’t wait to give this a try!

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