• 200g 70% dark chocolate
  • 50g coconut oil
  • 100g tahini
  • 1tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • zest 1 orange
  • 150g mixed nuts (we used pistachios, almonds and pecans), roughly chopped
  • 120g dried figs, roughly chopped (we love figs with orange and tahini, but you could use any dried fruit)
  • 2tbsp sesame seeds, lightly toasted


  1. 1

    Place the chocolate, coconut oil, tahini, maple syrup, seas salt and orange zest in a large heatproof bowl. Set the bowl over a pan of simmering water (ensuring that the water doesn’t touch the bottom of the bowl) and melt gently, stirring occasionally.

  2. 2

    Once the chocolate mix has cooled, stir through the mixed nuts, dried figs and most of the sesame seeds. Tip into a lined tin/mould (mine was roughly 20x12cm) and level out with the back of a spoon. Sprinkle over the remaining sesame seeds, then leave in the fridge to set for at least 2 hours

  3. 3

    Once set, slice up and serve (keep refrigerated).

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1277kj 305kcal 15%
  • Fat 24.0g 34%
  • Saturates 9.8g 49%
  • Sugars 12.0g 13%
  • Salt 0.18g 3%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 2236kj/534kcal

Each serving provides

13.0g carbohydrate 4.4g fibre 7.5g protein

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