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Coconut Tart With Chia Cherry Jam [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This stunning coconut tart is absolutely delightful to eat and easy to make. Its simple date and almond crust is topped with a creamy coconut layers and finished with some homemade chia jam. It's three layers of awesome in one decadent dessert.

Coconut Tart With Chia Cherry Jam [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


For the Base:

  • 1/2 cup dates, soaked for 2 hours
  • 1 cup almonds

For the Coconut Layer:

  • 1 1/2 cups grated coconut
  • 1/2 15.5-ounce can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 3 large tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 lime, juiced

For the Jam:

  • 1/3 cup cherries
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • Pistachios, for garnish


  1. Shred the almonds food processor until very fine.
  2. Add the drained dates and blend everything together.
  3. Put parchment paper in a pie dish and press the mixture into the plate so that the date/almond mixture is evenly distributed.
  4. Place the dish in the freezer while you prepare the coconut layer.
  5. Mix all ingredients for the coconut layer in a food processor until they’re a homogeneous mass.
  6. Spread this evenly over the date base and put the dish back in the freezer.
  7. Place all the ingredient for the jam into the food processor and blend them together well.
  8. Place the jam in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to thicken and then spread it over the coconut layer.
  9. Garnish it with chopped pistachios before you serve it.





Raw vegan recipes that use decadent desserts and simple recipes as fuel to help you stay healthy. My name is Adam and I'm a Raw Vegan Food Blogger. As a chef and a healthy food enthusiast, I feel the need to create and promote recipes that are full of nutrients which retain their nutritional quality once processed. I think of food as fuel that helps you stay healthy and shape and it is only those kind of meals that I want to serve to my family, friends, and customers.



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2 comments on “Coconut Tart With Chia Cherry Jam [Vegan, Gluten-Free]”

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3 Months Ago

Made this for friends (vegan/non-vegan) and it was a hit with everyone! Can\'t wait to make and share it again!

Nerellie Hyland
1 Years Ago

I have made this tart and it is wonderful. It looks lovely and tastes delicious. Thankyou so much for a new dessert without cashews!

23 May 2018

You’re so welcome! Thank you for being a loyal reader. - Ally, recipe coordinator

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