Raw Brownies with Chocolate Cashew Milk Frosting

"Figs are the most elegant and delicious fruit. Who agrees? And combined with chocolate are pure heaven! Save this raw brownie recipe for those moments when you crave a super healthy and easy to make chocolaty sweet treat! Happy Monday!"
-- @datesandavocados
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Prep time 3hrs 20mins
Serves or Makes: 8-10

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  • For the brownies:
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 2 cups Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao nibs
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeded
  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon tahini
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • For the frosting:
  • 1/4 cup cashew milk
  • half of a large avocado
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoon coconut nectar
  • 3 1/3 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil, melted
  • Pinch of pink Himalayan salt


  • Step 1

    Place the pecans and walnuts in a food processor and process until ground.

  • Step 2

    Add the cacao powder and salt and pulse until combine. Transfer to a big bowl and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Add the chopped dates, tahini, vanilla, and coconut oil to the food processor and process until it forms a paste.

  • Step 4

    Incorporate the date mixture to the dry ingredients and mix together.

  • Step 5

    Add the cacao nibs and massage again until well combined.

  • Step 6

    Transfer to a 8-inch (20 cm) square baking pan lined with parchment paper or lightly greased with coconut oil.

  • Step 7

    Press the dough down with fingers until firm and well distributed. Press again with the back of a spoon until it gets really flat.

  • Step 8

    Let rest in the fridge while preparing the chocolate and avocado frosting.

  • Step 9

    For the frosting, add all the ingredients to the food processor and process until completely smooth.

  • Step 10

    Use a small spatula to spread the frosting over the brownie and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before cutting into squares.