maca and maqui berry superfood layered slice – raw vegan recipe

I love making raw sweets like this. Using superfoods to upgrade the nutrition, low in sugar, incorporating new ingredients while offering completely satisfying the sweet craving in a delicious way.

It has a few steps but only equipment you need is a blender for this one


sponge layer:

1 cup almond pulp (wet from making almond milk)

1/2 cup tigernut flour (you can use almond meal,  sprouted oat flour or other nut/coconut/banana flour)

1/2 cup desiccated coconut (or coconut flour)

1/4 cup flax meal

15ml lakanto (or your preferred sugar)

Halve the mixture and add 1 tbs maqui berry powder and 2tbs melted coconut oil to one. 2tsp maca powder and 2 tbs coconut oil to another.

cream layer:

flesh from 1 fresh young coconut

1/2 cup coconut water

1 tbs cacao powder

1/4 – 1/2 cup sunroot syrup or your preferred nectar

1/3 cup coconut oil


chocolate sauce :

equal parts of coconut oil, cacao powder , enough sweetener to sweeten

ice cream:

food process raspberry and banana


credit to wonderful Power Superfood , importing organic, fair trade maca and maqui berry powder

About Yoko Inoue

Yoko is the founder of organic raw food and living food cafe, Shoku Iku. The desire to feed her new born daughter and herself healing natural food lead Yoko to discover the importance of the relationship between good health, diet, mind and lifestyle choices. Yoko studied the Macrobiotic lifestyle at the Kushi Institute in Japan, this inspired her to train as a holistic nutritionist which then opened up the world of raw and living foods.

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