Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness

Healthy Food Defines You
It is currently Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:31 am

All times are UTC - 5 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Date, cherry and pecan tart with maple syrup...
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 7:53 am 
Offline
Rabbit
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:40 am
Posts: 33
Location: Perth - Western Australia
Ok, this is my first recipe post so be kind...

I am one of those who tends to just throw things together, so I'll leave the measurements up to you who try this. So far it has been very well recieved by those who have tasted it...



Date, Cherry and Pecan Tart with Maple Syrup...


Base:

A third Ground Almonds
A third Oatmeal
A third Self Raising Wholemeal, or wheat/gluten free flour
Tablespoon egg replacer powder (optional)
100% unsweetned Applejuice

-Combine a third almond meal, with a third oatmeal, and a third of either a wholemeal self raising flour or a wheat/gluten free self raising flour (which is what I use).
-I also add a tablespoon of egg replacer, but should be fine without.
-Begin to add the applejuice and mix this together until the mix is like a dough.
-Push this into a lined or oiled pie tin/pan. (or alternatively make up little single serves in little pie tins)


Filling:

Dried Dates
Dried Cherries
Pecans (shelled)
100% unsweetned Applejuice
(alternatively you could replace, or combine, the cherries with other dried fruits like cranberries etc)

-Either soak the dates in juice overnight and process, or for the quicker method. Put the dates in a microwave safe container, add enough juice to come up a third the way of the dates, cover and microwave for 5 to 10 minutes until soft.
-Quickly, taking care not to burn yourself, uncover the mix and quickly mix it up until it becomes a 'paste-like' consistency.
-Mix in a large amount of dried cherries.
-Push this evenly into the pie tin / tart base.
-Push pecans into the top until covered.
-Bake this in the middle shelf of a moderate oven until it appears to be browned.
-Allow this to cool down.


Serve:

-Serve this sliced up, I prefer cold, with a pile of halved strawberries to one side, and drizzle maple syrup over the top of the pecans and strawberries and you can swirl it around on the plate if you want to make it look fancy.
-If i am serving this for a dinner party I will sprinkle shaved vegan chocolate over the tart, and plate.



Enjoy...


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 11:55 am 
Offline
Gorilla
User avatar

Joined: Fri Sep 16, 2005 11:26 am
Posts: 774
Location: Boulder, Colorado
This sounds delish! I've always loved dates & just recently discovered other dried fruit at my local HFS -- cherries, blueberries & even starwberries! I will probably try this with blueberries, first.

I give a 2 thumbs up for your first recipe post!

_________________
Slavery is the fiction that people are objects; corporate personhood is the fiction that corporations are people. www.http://reclaimdemocracy.org/personhood/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:18 pm 
Offline
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 08, 2005 8:05 pm
Posts: 21037
Location: Austin, TX
Yummy!

Thanks for posting it. I need to start making some creative things one of these days, like I used to when I was in high school.

-Rob

_________________

Check out my Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness Book on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Vegan-Bodybuildin ... 497&sr=1-1


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2006 6:33 am 
Offline
Elephant
User avatar

Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:38 pm
Posts: 1869
Location: Vegan Strength Cult, German HQ
Sounds good. Very sweet probably. I like that it's gluten free :)

_________________
No one said it would be easy.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2006 3:39 pm 
Offline
Stegosaurus

Joined: Wed Dec 31, 1969 7:00 pm
Posts: 3110
Thanks for posting this! :D 8)

_________________
People reviled today for their activism will be tomorrow's angels, and people respected today for their power will be tomorrow's demons. History will absolve us and condemn them. ~ Paul Watson


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  



{ ASACP_CREDITS }
{ ASACP_CREDITS }
{ ASACP_CREDITS } Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group