Healthy Fruit n Nut Chocolate for Mother’s Day!

Cos I’m old school and despite all the super trendy blends of deliciousness with chocolate these days this combo STILL wins me over…
This recipe takes takes 5 minutes to prep but actually provides endless hours of chocolatey satisfaction.

Fruit n Nut Chocolate

Fruit & Nut Chocolate

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Freezing Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes


  • ¾ cup coconut oil melted
  • ¾ cup cacao powder raw
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • Dash of vanilla
  • 1 or 1 ½ cups mixed nuts – pecan, hazelnut, macadamia, walnut, cashew
  • ½ -¾ cup mixed dried fruit – cranberries, currants, sultanas, chopped figs


  • Combine melted coconut oil with cacao powder and maple plus a dash of vanilla in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Then roughly chop mixed nuts.
  • Line a loaf tin or similar with greaseproof paper, add half the nut mix and mixed dried fruit.
  • Pour over half choc mix, add remaining nuts and remaining choc and you’re done!!
  • Pop it in the fridge first for an hour or two and then you’re done!
  • I chop mine into about 30 or more pieces and only need 1 to get my chocolate hit, it’s scrumptious.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Freezer Friendly, School Lunches, Snack, Special Occasion - Christmas, Special Occasion - Kids Party
Keyword cacao powder, coconut oil, maple syrup, mixed nuts
Allergy Dairy Free, FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Refined Sugar Free, Salt Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo, Raw, Vegan


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About the Author: Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, author and presenter. She is dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and happiness of all individuals. Jacqueline has established herself as a leading Australian nutritionist, author, presenter, director of wholefoods catering company, Brown Paper Kitchen and in 2018 she successfully launched an online meal delivery service, Brown Paper Eats. Jacqueline’s philosophy in health lays the foundations for the experience clients and the community have in her practice, workshops and the food they cook and taste. “At the heart of Brown Paper Nutrition is sharing good health with those around you. Giving people an experience in nutrition, health and wellbeing that makes them feel empowered to start and continue a journey to optimal health”.

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