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Spicy Ginger Square With a Sticky, Spiced Date Topping [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These squares have a crispy and crunchy cookie base with a sweet and spicy topping. The "frosting" is made of dates, which gives it a rich, caramel-y sweetness that complements the ginger. If you're looking for a dessert that strikes the right balance between these two flavors, then look no further!

Spicy Ginger Square With a Sticky, Spicy Date Topping [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Recipe is :

Vegan

Ingredients

For the Base:

  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons stevia granules
  • 1/3 cup coconut butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup water

For the Topping:

  • 1 cup dates
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup coconut butter, melted

Preparation

To Make the Base:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the base except coconut butter and water.
  3. Stir through the water and coconut butter.
  4. Line a small tray with baking paper.
  5. Press the base mixture into the tray.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.

To Make the Topping:

  1. Meanwhile, make the topping by blending all the topping ingredients in a high-speed blender until a sticky dough forms.
  2. When the base has cooled, spread on the topping.
  3. You can chill the slice to form up the topping if needed before slicing.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Healthier desserts and family dinners. Kyra Howearth has been a vegan for nearly 15 years, developing a “conscience” when she was a young school girl. When she's not flipping vegan pancakes, she's teaching her children how to live a compassionate vegan life, and creating more healthy vegan recipes to share on her blog, Vie De La Vegan. If you are raising vegan children, don't miss out on her free Guide To Vegan Nutrition For Children.


 

 

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10 comments on “Spicy Ginger Square With a Sticky, Spiced Date Topping [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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Kate Roper
1 Years Ago

Rachel Cartwright these look amaze shall we make them


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Rachel Cartwright
28 Jan 2016

Yes please!! X

Troy Dawes
1 Years Ago

Tanya Dawes


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Sissi Jones
1 Years Ago

Mmmnnnnnummy


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Chanel Simpson
1 Years Ago

Analise Buist I can't wait for you to make these.


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Fey Child
1 Years Ago

Ooh


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Samantha Gordon
1 Years Ago

David Horgan


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David Horgan
27 Jan 2016

You had me at "spicy ginger" ;)

Kay Dee
1 Years Ago

Those look delicious, thank you for the recipe! I've cut processed sugar and need a good desert!


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