Cherry ripe slice

thumb_DSC_0785_1024I have to be honest with you. I have never had a cherry ripe bar. I don’t remember having them as a kid in Singapore so I did a little research. Apparently cherry ripes were introduced by an Australian confectioner and are now Australia’s oldest chocolate bar. A little bit of treat trivia right here for you!

A chewy, chocolatey base, slightly tangy cherry-coconut layer (that is beautifully pink) and a chocolate top. It really is good. So good that Taylor ventures into the fridge to help himself to them. (He rarely helps himself to food)

Taylor works with a bunch of pretty cool guys, one of whom has a tree nut allergy and another is lactose intolerant. I am always up for a challenge and love coming up with recipes that everyone can enjoy! This recipe does exactly that; it is dairy, nut, gluten and refined sugar free. And it isn’t water. 😉

This recipe is incredibly simple and doesn’t have too many ingredients. Unlike other slice recipes, you do not have to let the individual layers set. You can simply whip all the layers up at the same time and chuck it in the freezer. Keep it in the freezer for a little whole-foods treat. No one’s going to realise this isn’t full of nasties.

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