December 18, 2020

Tigernut Chocolate Bar

By Abena Offeh-Gyimah
Tigernut Chocolate Bar

INGREDIENTS

  1. Tigernut Powder (1 cup)
  2. Walnuts, soaked overnight (1 cup)
  3. Maple syrup (1/4 cup)
  4. Flax seeds/chia seeds eggs (overnight)
  5. Chocolate chips (1.2 cup)
  6. Pinch of salt
  7. water

 

STEPS

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C. Mix 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds with 3 tablespoons water. Let sit to thicken for about 10 minutes while the oven is being preheated. Or soak 1 tablespoon of chia seeds to 3 tablespoons of water and store in the fridge the night before.

Step 2. Add tigernut powder, the pre-soaked walnuts, and start with ½ cup of water to a food processor. Process for 5 minutes or until a meal forms. (add water as needed)

Step 3. Pour maple syrup and process for under a minute until a dough is formed.

Step 4. Add the flax seeds/chia seeds mixture to the food processor and combine well.

Step 5. Spread the dough onto a loaf pan lined with parchment paper. Make sure to spread the dough evenly and smooth the surface.

Step 6. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top. Bake for 45 minutes to an hour, then immediately remove from the loaf pan. Allow to cool, then slice into bars.