If you liked Jaffa cakes, you’d love this. I promise you won’t taste the chickpeas. They give a great texture and slice like a dream. This no-bake, gluten-free tart is sweetened naturally with Medjool dates, and orange juice so contains no refined sugar.
The recipe is for a 5” tart. It’s pretty filling, so it’s perfect for sharing… or having in 2 halves 😉
Nutrition (Based on half a tart)
- 408 Calories
- 46g Carbs
- 10g Protein
- 21g Total fat
- 46g Saturated fat
- 0mg Cholesterol
- 33g Sugar
- 8g Fibre
- 38mg Sodium
The super filling chickpeas and nutritious dates in this recipe are a great double act of vitamins, minerals and fibre. Chickpeas and almonds combined make a complete protein. Magical.
For the tart crust
- 120 g Ground Almonds
- 3 Dates
- 1 pinch Salt
- 1 tbsp Coconut oil
For the filling
- .5 Zest of orange
- 115 g Chickpeas
- 5 Dates
- 2 tbsp Cacao powder
- 2 tbsp Orange juice
- 1 pinch Cacao nibs
Add the almonds, dates, salt and coconut oil to a blender
Pulse until the mixture starts to form a dough
Grease a tart case lightly with oil.
Press the dough into the case, use a wet spatula or a sprinkle of almond flour to help.
Pop it into the freezer while you prepare the filling
Blend the orange zest, chickpeas, dates, cacao powder, coconut oil and orange juice until smooth
Fill the case and smooth the top with a large knife or spatula dipped in water
Top with a pinch of cacao nibs for added crunch and a sprinkle of orange zest
Chill in the freezer for 10minutes before serving
Orange pairs brilliantly with spice. Try adding a pinch of cardamom, clove, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg or ginger to the tart crust mixture.
This tart freezes perfectly, just thaw for 10 minutes before serving