Spiced Fig Bars

November 12, 2021

Spiced Fig Bars

Perfect with your favourite cheeses and our divine Fancy Fig Orange Conserve. Bake a batch for the week ahead!

Serves: 16

Prep time: 15 mins

Bake time + freeze time: 35 mins 

 

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup/ 70gms sultanas
  • 3 Tablespoons / 50gms coconut syrup
  • 1 heaped Tablespoon/ 20gms coconut oil @thecocotribe
  • 1Tablspoon/ 20gms chia seeds soaked in a ¼ cup of water for a few minutes
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1gm
  • 1teaspoon/ 4gms Lord & Lion turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Lord & Lion Ceylon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon/ 2gms ginger powder
  • 1 cup/ 140gms raw organic cashew nuts
  • 1 cup/ 175 gms activated (cooked) buckwheat groats
  • 1.5 cups/ 200gms dried and diced figs (organic and preservative free)
  • 2/3 cup/ 90gms sunflower seeds

Method

  1. Place, sultanas, coconut syrup, coconut oil, soaked chia, turmeric, ginger and salt into a food processor and puree till smooth
  2. Add in the cashews, 2/3 of the buckwheat and pulse to a coarse texture
  3. Tip the contents of the food processor out into a clean bowl. Add in the remaining buckwheat along with the sliced figs. Push the mixture together to create one large flattish log, wrap in parchment paper and freeze.
  4. Once frozen, slice into 5-7mm slices, and lay onto parchment paper set over a baking sheet
  5. Place into a preheated oven (150C/300F) for 15 – 20  minutes before turning each bar and allowing a further 10 -15 minutes to dry out
  6. Remove from heat and allow to cool on a wire rack

Recipe courtesy of @chefjasonroberts




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