Healthy, easy to make fruit and nut chocolate slice packed with flavour.


Makes 8 slices

  • 1 cup dates, chopped
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 150 g dark cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 150 mL skim milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Pour boiling water onto the dates and set aside.
  2. Beat eggs and brown sugar until thick. Add the chocolate and milk, and beat. Add sifted flour and cocoa. Mix until smooth. Fold in the dates and walnuts.
  3. Pour mixture into a lined 18 x 28 cm slice tin. Bake for about 40 minutes at 180°C, or until done.

Preparation time: 
7 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Difficulty rating: Easy

Nutritional content

Nutritional analysis per serve:

Energy 1588 kJ
379 cal
Protein 7 g
Total fat 11.5 g
Saturated fat 1.4 g
Carbohydrates 48 g
Total sugars 34 g
Fibre 4 g
Sodium 122 mg
Cholesterol 47 mg
Potassium 313 mg

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