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Gluten Free Chocolate Lunchbox Slice


Being close to the end of the year, I sometimes lose my mojo with exciting lunch boxes for the kids so I thought I'd create a new gluten free lunchbox slice recipe. My kids are totally into chocolate so it made the decision easy!


I've just used a pre-blended gluten free flour to keep it really easy for everyone and I've popped a little tip down the bottom if you use a different flour to me (who has time for fancy stuff this time of the year?!) You don't need to ice this if you're really strapped for time - it will still taste good plain.

Gluten Free Chocolate Lunchbox Slice - Happy Tummies


Gluten Free Chocolate Lunchbox Slice Recipe

Gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, nut free, soy free and egg free

Ingredients

1 cup (130g) Bob's Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Flour
1 cup (85g) desiccated coconut
½ cup (75g) coconut sugar (or rapadura sugar / raw sugar)
⅓ cup (40g) raw cacao powder (or cocoa)
1 tspxanthan gum (or guar gum)
¾ cup (165g) coconut oil, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tub (113g) apple puree

Method

  • Heat oven to 170 °C
  • Line a square cake tin with baking paper - mine was 20cm x 20cm
  • Toss all of the ingredients into a Thermomix or food processor and blitz until well combined (if using a Thermomix, melt the coconut oil if you need to before you add the other ingredients)
  • Place into a lined pan and press it out evenly - it will be really thick
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned
  • Cool and ice if desired


To Ice: I sifted 1/2 a cup (75g) of pure icing sugar with 1 tbsp cacao and slowly added enough water until it was thin enough to spread. I decorated with Hopper Sprinkles in white because my kids say they don't like coconut - desiccated coconut on top would be yummy!

Tip: If you use a different gluten free flour and it already has xanthan gum you won't need any xanthan gum in the recipe.

 Recipe From happytummies.com.au - Copyright 2016 Happy Tummies

I hope you like it! Lisa x

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