How to Make Vegan Choconut Bars at Home

How to Make Vegan Choconut Bars at Home

How to make Vegan Choconut Bars at home

As the name suggests, these are low carb version of tried and tested coconut and chocolate combination; presenting vegan bounties!

You shall need:

Crust:

Graham Cracker Crumbs 1½ cups

Shredded Coconut 1 cup

Pecans (Diced) ½ cup

Cocoa Powder (unsweetened) 1/4 cup

Salt ¼ tsp

Unsweetened Applesauce 246g (1 cup)

Natural Butter Flavor 1 tsp

Filling:

Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk ½ cup + 3 tbsp

Unsalted, unsweetened Nut Butter (like cashew or almond) 64g (¼ cup)

Stevia Extract 2tsp

Natural Butter Flavor 1tsp

Vanilla Brown Rice Protein Powder 126g (6 scoops)

Custard Powder 24g (3 tbsp)

Chocolate Layer:

Cacao Chocolate (or chocolate of choice) 85% 3.5oz

Coconut Oil 1 tsp

Stevia Extract ½ tsp

Steps :

For the crust:

Combine graham cracker crumbs, coconut, cocoa powder and salt in a bowl of appropriate size. Add the applesauce into this mixture and butter flavor and mix well.

Add the nuts of your choice.

Now line an 8x8 baking pan with wax paper and preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Place mixture into the lined pan and press with a spatula.

Prick the flattened crust with a fork every inch of so and put it in the oven.

Bake until firm. (should take 20-25 minutes)

The Filling:

Take a small bowl and mix the protein powder and custard powder till they are thoroughly combined.

Now take a deep bowl and mix the almond milk, stevia extract, and nut butter.

Pour the contents of the small bowl into this mixture and mix till it forms a uniform dough like consistency.

Layer it over the crust which should be firm by now.

The Coating:

Melt the chocolate over boiling water or in a chocolate melter if you have one.

To the melted chocolate, add the coconut oil and stevia extract.

Pour the liquid mixture onto the filling layer and move the pan around so that the filling is completely covered.

Chill in the refrigerator until firm and then cut into bars.

Additional Notes:

If you can't get custard powder, use some more Vanilla Brown

Rice Protein Powder.

Nuts are entirely optional, and you can use any.

Graham Cracker Crumbs substitute: cookie crumbs or even

vanilla wafer crumbs.

Makes 16 bars

Carbs per serving: 34 g or 11%

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