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Coconut Date Parfait

Coconut Date Parfait

Coconut Date Parfait – Caramel flavours with crisp citrus topping.


1 cup chopped up dates (divide in half for topping and parfait mix)
1/2 cup boiling water
1 large navel orange
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 cup light coconut cream
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/3 cup Pomegranate seeds (to serve)
4 teaspoons coconut yoghurt (to serve)


Four dessert glasses
NutriBullet or similar


  1. Place half a cup of dates and half a cup of boiling water in a bowl.
  2. Leave to cool and allow dates to soften.
  3. Peel orange and cut into fine pieces, try and keep as much juice as possible with segments and place them in a bowl.
  4. Add dates and maple syrup to bowl.
  5. Cover with glad wrap and leave in fridge to marinate.
  6. Combine cooled dates and water with coconut cream in a NutriBullet and blend well.
  7. Pour into a bowl.
  8. Add chia seeds and hand whisk well until chia seeds are well combined.
  9. Divide mature evenly into four glasses, around a 1/4 cup per glass.
  10. Place in fridge to set and cool, at least four hours, overnight is also fine.
  11. To serve divide date and orange mix evenly across the four glasses.
  12. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.
  13. Top with a teaspoon of coconut yoghurt per glass.
  14. Sprinkle with any remaining pomegranate seeds a serve.

These can be served as a special breakfast treat. They also work well for a dinner party where you can replace the maple syrup  with a tablespoon of Cointreau (yes, good news, Cointreau is vegan). Serves 4.

Recipe by Catherine Carr

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