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    • 175g mushy pitted dates
    • 125g combined nuts (we used cashews, walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds)
    • 175g (about 2 massive) carrots, chopped
    • 75g desiccated coconut
    • 1tsp floor cinnamon
    • 1tbsp cocoa or cacao powder
    • Spray oil
    • Zest of ½ orange, to garnish
    • 125g low-fat greek yogurt, or a dairy-free various, to serve


  1. Put the dates, nuts, carrots coconut, cinnamon and cocoa or cacao powder in a meals processor and whiz till the combination might be pressed collectively to kind a ball. If it appears too dry, add a bit water 1tsp at a time. Cowl and chill for at the least 1 hr.
  2. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. On a worksurface lined with one other piece of non-stick baking paper, roll the combination right into a log form, then slice it into 20 equal items.
  3. Spray a 4cm pastry cutter with oil, set it on the paper and press a bit of the combination into it to kind a mini cake, then unmould it. Repeat to kind 20 desserts. Switch the desserts to the ready tray and chill till required.
  4. To serve, put a small dollop of yogurt on high of every cake and garnish with orange zest.
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