I dear homemade gifts for the holidays. I brand a multifariousness of arts and crafts gifts (jewelry, belts in addition to soap) in addition to nutrient gifts, too. I similar to hand tins of cookies in addition to candies to friends in addition to neighbors. H5N1 gift that I’m giving this twelvemonth is homemade Chocolate Date Spread. It’s delicious, dissimilar in addition to a lilliputian healthier than close goodies from this fourth dimension of year.
Coffee actually takes chocolate season upwards a notch, hence I soak the dates in java instead of H2O to soften them inward this recipe. I create got a high-speed blender, in addition to it actually makes a smoothen paste, exactly a nutrient processor or touchstone blender volition also work.
You tin spread this Chocolate Date Spread on cookies, graham crackers, or toast. If yous oestrus it, it becomes a luscious chocolate sauce to dip fruit or pour over H2O ice cream.
Pack the sauce into construct clean jars in addition to refrigerate it until gifting. Make certain your recipients know that it needs to remain refrigerated upon receipt. It volition remain proficient inward the fridge for upwards to ii weeks.
Chocolate Date Spread or Sauce (vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, nondairy)
Makes some 3/4 loving cup of sauce
- 9-10 medjool dates, pitted
- 1 loving cup hot coffee (decaf is fine)
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- dash salt
- Soak dates for i hr inward coffee.
- Puree all ingredients together inward nutrient processor or blender