A Decadent Vegan Pie For Chocolate Lovers

Fresh acorn squash makes a creamy and smooth chocolate filling. To save time you can use canned pumpkin instead; the filling won't be as smooth, but it will still taste delicious.

Chocolate Pie

Makes 1 (9-inch) pie

Ingredients for the crust

  • 1¼ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup cashews
  • ¾ cup sorghum flour, plus more as needed
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Ingredients for the filling

  • 6 cups peeled and cubed acorn squash in 1-inch pieces (about 1¾ pounds), or 2 (15-ounce) cans pumpkin
  • 1½ cups Date Paste (see recipe below)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened, unflavored plant milk
  • ¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans, for garnish

Preparation read more: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-26469/a-decadent-vegan-pie-for-chocolate-lovers.html

madison jayeComment