Chocolate Cherry Vanilla Squares

By Chef: Erin Bosdet
Posted: February 13, 2014


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Chocolate, cherry and vanilla : is there a combination more sweet and enticing? A chocolatey base made from ground flax, sesame, maca, cacao and vanilla is topped with a coconut nectar sweetened and cherry infused coconut cream. A thin layer of pure raw chocolate adds the perfect finishing touch. This recipe by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish is so tasty, healthy, and easy to make!

Yield: around 8 squares

For the base:

  • 1 Cup soaked dates
  • 1/4 cups flax seeds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 generous pinch vanilla powder 

For the center:

Homeade chocolate topping:

  • 1/4 cup cacao powder2 tablespoons coconut oillarge pinch vanilla bean

For each ‘tart’:

  • 1 red tomato
  • 1 orange tomato
  • 1 yellow tomato


For the base:

1) Pack down the cherry coconut center on top of the base and place it into the freezer for about an hour.

2) Top the goodness with a little homemade chocolate

*Homeade chocolate topping:

1) Place a quarter cup of cacao powder in a stainless steel bowl with two tablespoons of coconut oil and another generous pinch of vanilla powder.

2) Place it over a pot of hot tap water and just let the coconut oil melt.

3) Pour over the top and place it into the fridge for a few minutes before you slice them (with a warm, dry knife) into small pieces and enjoy!