How to make Donna Hay's raw strawberry tart

Life's too short to say no to dessert.

Finish your meal on a sweet note with Donna Hay’s raw strawberry tart. It’s sweet, indulgent, creamy, and best of all, the ingredients are all used raw, which means you get all the goodness these whole foods have to offer. Not to mention, it’s the perfect dessert option for hot summer days when it’s too hot to turn on the oven.

Raw Strawberry Tart

Serves 6–8


2 cups (150g) shredded coconut
65g freeze-dried strawberries, plus extra, chopped, to serve+
¾ cup (185ml) coconut cream
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons coconut oil
50g 70% dark chocolate, melted (optional)
cacao base
1½ cups (240g) almonds
¼ cup (25g) raw cacao powder
1½ tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup


  1. Place the shredded coconut in a medium bowl, cover with boiling water and set aside for 15 minutes to soften.
  2. To make the base, place the almonds, cacao, coconut oil and maple syrup in a food processor and process for 1 minute or until the mixture comes together. Press into the base and sides of a lightly greased 11.5cm x 34.5cm loose-bottomed fluted tart tin. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.
  3. Drain the coconut and squeeze out any liquid. Place the coconut in a food processor, and add the strawberries, coconut cream, vanilla, maple syrup and coconut oil. Process, scraping down the sides occasionally, for 2–3 minutes. Spoon into the tart tin and smooth the top. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Remove tart from the tin, drizzle over the melted chocolate and top with the extra strawberry to serve.

+ Freeze-dried strawberries can be found in health food shops.

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