Thursday, 5 February 2015

Chia, Date & Cashew Muesli Bars - using a Thermomix

--> Ingredients:
 
250g (2.5 cups) GF Oats 
35g (1/2 cup) shredded coconut
80g (1/2 cup) raw cashews, roughly chopped
40g (1/4 cup) pepitas
2 tblspns chia seeds
1 ½ tspns ground cinnamon
110g (2/3 cup) dried pitted dates, chopped
60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil
2 tblspns brown sugar
175g (1/2 cup) honey
1 tspn vanilla extract
1 egg, lightly beaten

Method:

Roughly chop dates and cashew in the Thermomix for 10sec on speed 5.
Set aside into another bowl.
In the Thermomix add the butterfly attachment. Combine coconut oil, coconut sugar, honey and vanilla ingredients, mix for 2 minutes /120oC on a low speed.  Add in lightly mixed egg and blend for 10 seconds on speed 2 or until well combined.

Add in all other ingredients and mix for 2 minutes on low speed or until all ingredients blended together.

Add to a prepared tin.  Press the ingredients firmly into the pan and bake for approximately 30 minutes in a 140-oC preheated oven.

Wait 5 minutes and cut with a pizza cutter knife into desired bite sizes.


Let slice completely cool and harden then transfer into storage container.

Recipe inspired from Taste.com.au

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