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Say it with flowers ….

For centuries we’ve been conveying messages of love and happiness with flowers because, lets face it, what better way has there been to say what we struggle to say to someone in person … than with a bunch of flowers?

Well, it was up to now … because I reckon its time to up the f&*king game!

Yep, its time we started to smell the roses, no I mean … EAT the roses by adding a cake in to the mix, a healthy cake of course! Now that’s real love, right?!

So, here’s a decadent recipe for you all where rose and dark chocolate flavours entwine … what a truly beautiful, fulfilling and tasty way to show some love?

Rose Berry Chocolate Torte

  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 100g Dark Chocolate
  • ¼ Cup Almond Meal
  • ¼ Cup Cacao Powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • ½  Cup Rice Malt Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Rose Water
  • 1 Cup Mixed Berries (Frozen)

Serve with Rose Syrup, Coconut Yoghurt or Cream and decorate with Roses and Berries

Rose Syrup

  • 1/3 cup Rice Malt Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons of Rose Water

Extra Toppings

  • 1/3 Cup of Mixed Berries (Fresh or Frozen)
  • 1/3 Cup Yoghurt of Choice or Cream

Equipment:

3 Bowls, saucepan, whisk, spring form cake tin(s) and parchment paper

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees
  • Line the base of spring form tin(s) with parchment paper and grease the sides with coconut oil
  • Break chocolate into pieces and place in a double boiler, stirring until melted and smooth.

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  • Add coconut oil, stir and combine thoroughly
  • Add cinnamon, almond meal and cacao
  • Whisk eggs, add rice malt syrup and rose water and combine altogether

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  • Gently fold in frozen mixed berries

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  • Pour mixture into one or two spring form tins.

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  • Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 35 – 40 minutes, until the centre looks firm and the fruit is bubbling and gooey
  • Remove from the oven and set aside to cool for 20 minutes before removing from the spring form tin.

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  • Once cooled, top with mixed berries, cream, or yoghurt of choice
  • Decorate with roses
  • Mix together Rose Water and Rice Malt Syrup to desired taste.
  • Drizzle over to serve

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Finally, more than anything, have fun! Play around with the recipe… maybe you you try changing the fruits?

I’d love to see your own creations, so if you’re up for sharing some photos, please use the hashtag #sugarlumpsrecipe when posting on Instagram and if you’re not on Instagram … then feel free to share in the comment box below.

Either way, I can then keep up with the fun you have !!

Enjoy sharing the love …

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