Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie: Raw, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free

By contributor Alexandra Courts

This dessert combines all of my favourite ingredients: banana, peanut butter and chocolate! It’s full of healthy and natural ingredients, so I highly recommend helping yourself to a second serving (and a third, and a fourth, and so on).

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Ingredients:

Crust…

  • 1 1/2 cups medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup raw walnuts or raw pecans
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder

Filling…

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 can of full fat coconut milk, solidified
  • 1 1/2 cups raw cashews (soaked overnight)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice

Topping…

  • 1 can of full fat coconut milk, solidified
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao nibs
  • 4 tbsp natural peanut butter

Directions:

  1. Blend shredded coconut, nuts and raw cacao powder together. Add dates and continue blending until thoroughly combined.
  2. Pour mixture into a round 8-inch pan lined with plastic wrap, then press down evenly to form crust. Set aside.
  3. After draining, blend soaked cashews. Add bananas, coconut milk, maple syrup and lemon juice. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour filling into pan and evenly spread over crust. Set aside in freezer for 1 hour.
  5. While pie is setting, blend peanut butter and coconut milk together to form whipped topping. Top immediately before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

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