Homemade ‘Naked’ Bars- Cocoa Flavour

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Do you eat those lovely little Nakd bars? Nakd Cocoa Orange Fruit and Nut Bar, 4 x 35g Bars

? I love them, but they’re so expensive- around 75p each where I shop. I decided it was time to try and make my own, since there’s only a handful of ingredients listed on the back of the packet.

I bought a liquidiser attachment for my Kenwood mixer in order to make these (and other dishes). I think you’ll find it quite effortful to make them without a liquidiser or food processor.

Ingredients

  • 100g/ 4oz pitted dates
  • 60g/ 2oz cashews
  • 40g/ 1 1/2oz raisins
  • 7-15g/ 1/4- 1/2 oz cocoa (depends how strong you like it)

Method

  1. Blitz all the ingredients in the liquidiser or food processor, you might need to give them a shake down until they are fairly fine
  2. They wil naturally start to come together but you can press them or knead them by hand
  3. Press into a small tin lined with foil or clingfilm, or you could shape into balls or anything you like really! If you press them flat, like this:

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Then make sure to mark them into bars before you refrigerate, so they’ll be easier to break up.

And there you have it- your very own Naked bars in around 5 minutes! No cooking required and best of all- zero waste! How easy was that? I’m never buying these again.

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