Chocolate Sandwich

Chocolate Orange Cream Sandwich

RECIPE BY NATASAHA CORRETT

This chocolate orange sandwich is not like a sandwich you have ever tasted before! Simple to make and so delicious and moorish. The perfect fancy afternoon tea. Just spread the cream in the middle and bite into it with a big cup of tea. ummmmmm. Make the batter and the cream in a Vitamix for the perfect creamy velvet consistency.

Serves6
Cooks In30 minutes
DifficultySimple

Ingredients
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175g sugar free or raw dark chocolate, finely chopped

6 organic eggs separated

175g coconut palm sugar

2 tbsp raw cacao powder

½ tsp orange blossom syrup

1 zest of orange

 

Cream:

100g cashews

80ml water

1tsp orange blossom syrup

Method

Pre-heat the oven to 180 C Fan. Line a 13 x 9 baking tin or tray with baking paper.

 

Over a Bain Marie melt the chocolate.

 

Separate the eggs and put the egg whites into a Vtamix blender and put the yokes into a separate bowl. (or you can whisk by hand)

 

Turn the blender onto number 3 for 1 minute turning it down to 2 for 2-3 minutes until the whites are stiff.

 

Mix in with the yokes the orange blossom syrup, orange zest, cacao powder and the melted chocolate.

 

With a silver spoon fold in the egg whites careful not to over mix as you don’t want to take the air out of the batter.

 

Once combined poor into the lined baking tray and bake for 20-25 minutes. It will go a little crusty on the top this is normal.

 

Take out and leave to cool.

 

Make the cream by putting the cashews, water and orange blossom syrup into the Vitamix blender on number 7 for 2 minutes until completely smooth.

 

Cut the tray bake into 10 squares and layer the cream over 5 of them and place the other 5 over the top to make a sandwich.

 

Sprinkle some raw cacao over the top and some extra orange zest for garnish