Here's the recipe for the 5 layer Peanut Butter Chocolate Dream Pie I posted on Facebook!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Dream Pie
Demo & Dinner with Barbara & Duane every 3rd Thursday I test many
recipes to be sure that they are "special". Desserts are at the end
of the dinner so to be sure that everyone leaves on a "high note"
these have to "ring the bell". This recipe which I have modified in a
few areas (noted) won every attendees applause! It is much easier than it
looks! Don't let the length scare you. bjm
1 cup dates, pitted (15 Medjool)bjm
1 cup hemp seeds
3 Tbls cacao or carob powder
4 frozen bananas (3 large or 4 small ripe and thawed for
approx 10 minutes)bjm
1 cup dates, pitted (15 Medjool)
1 cup cashews
1 1/4 cup non-dairy milk
1/4 cup cacao or carob powder
1/4 Cup peanut butter
6 large dates, pitted
1 cup water
1/4 cup cacao or carob powder
2 - 3 Tbls peanut butter
1 - 2 Tbls water
1 Tbls raw, no salt added peanuts
1 Tbls vegan chocolate chips
1 Tbls chocolate Nibs
1. Pulse hemp seeds and cocoa in a food processor until a
rough flour forms, then add dates until sticky.
2. Press into the bottom and up the sides of a spring
form pan (or a parchment lined 9x9 pan) bjm. A pie pan with high edges can also
3. Place in the fridge while making the filling.
1. Blend dates and non-dairy milk in food processor until
a syrup is formed.
2. Add the remaining filling ingredients in your food
processor until smooth, adding additional milk or water as needed to make it
even creamier. (I don't add any extra liquid. For an even creamier filling I do
this step in the blender. Place back in the freezer for a while before adding
the Chocolate Sauce.) bjm
1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until
2. Drizzle across top of pie. (I like to just spread this
across the whole top with a slanted spatula - table knife works.)
1. Mix together in a small sauté pan over low-medium heat
until melted. (Using a large fork I work the water into the peanut butter) bjm
2. Drizzle across top of pie. (It doesn't drizzle well so
while the pie is still in the freezer I lay out a piece of wax paper or tin
foil and with a decorating tube (preferably cloth because the mixture is warm
and pops through the plastic bags) with a small hole tip.Then you are free to make any design you like
to the size of the top of the pie. I like stippling free hand design of however
you want the top design to look. (like puzzle pieces). Or if you are confident
in your decorating make small dots or flowers. Then I freeze my design until
the peanut mixture is frozen solid. Take out the pie from the freezing and
carefully lifting the designs onto the pie the way you want them. You could
just spread the Peanut Butter Sauce across the top of the frozen pie or marble
it - make it easy and your way. bjm
3. If you'd like - sprinkle with some chopped peanuts.
4. Freeze overnight and thaw for 5-20 minutes before
serving, depending on how hard and cold you want the desert to be. (I found
that if I take it our awhile before guests arrive and thaw it for about 5
minutes I make my slices with a long knife and separate them a little. Place
back into the freezer until 10 to 15 minutes before serving. This is done so
they will thaw more evenly and quicker to serve before portions melt more than
1. Crush the peanuts, chocolate chips and nibs in a small
food processor, or chopper. This is an option but I find that the nibs are very
hard and rough so by chopping them finer they are more comfortable to eat and
you are still receiving the health benefits from these wonderful true bits of
2. Sprinkle on top of each piece before serving!
3. Enjoy and be ready to impress your guests with this
beautiful, healthy, creation!
pie or 9x9 pan
Health Benefits of
Hemp Seeds: bjm
Excellent source of essential fatty acids including Omega
3, 6 and GLA in the perfect balance. (Gamma Linolenic Acid - How does it work?
Gamma linolenic acid is an omega-6 fatty acid, which the body can convert to
substances that reduce inflammation and cell growth.) More digestible protein
than any animal protein or any other high protein food. Rich in Vitamin E.
Can be eaten by
those unable to tolerate nuts, gluten, lactose or sugar; there are no known
allergies to hemp foods.
Benefits of Dates:
Dates are a good source of various vitamins and minerals.
They are the most natural of sugars and are easy to make date paste or syrup to
use in most recipes to replace other sugars. They are a good source of energy, sugar
and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium,
potassium, magnesium and zinc are found in dates. It also contains vitamins
such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.
Author: Barbara J
Mathison, CHC; www.nutritiousway.org
Source: Stacey Roney; www.SouthernVeganKitchen.com from