Vegan & Gluten-Free recipe for Chocolate, Nut & Cherry Fridge Cake

Published Saturday, Mar 22 2014, 11:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
If you fancy a sweet treat but you don't want to be too sinful, we seriously recommend you trying out this brilliantly easy chocolate, nut and cherry fridge cake recipe. It's not only gluten-free, it is suitable for vegans, too.

It combines (vegan) chocolate, nuts and cherries for a crunchy and irresistible snack that will satisfy any sugar cravings, but it's much healthier than your usual chocolate cake. Even better, this recipe requires no baking, just whip up and leave in the fridge to set - easy!

Chocolate, nut and cherry cake

© Nakd


  • 2 x 130g bags Nakd Cocoa Delight Fruit & Nut Bits
  • 75g dairy free soya spread
  • 75g vegan dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fruit syrup
  • 175g gluten, wheat and dairy free digestive biscuits, roughly broken into small pieces
  • 100g whole shelled pistachios
  • 100g whole almonds, roughly chopped
  • 75g glac√© cherries, halved
  • 2 x 25g packs cherry infused raisins


1 Line the base of an 18cm square cake tin with baking paper.

2 Place the cocoa fruit and nut bits, soya spread, chocolate and syrup in a medium pan, heat gently and stir occasionally until the butter and chocolate have melted and the cocoa fruit and nut bits have softened slightly.

3 Tip the mixture into the prepared tin and even out the mixture with the back of a spoon, pressing the mixture together.

4 Chill for at least 2 hours or until firm.

5 Turn out onto a board and remove the baking paper. Serve cut into squares.

Prep Time

15 minutes, plus 2 hours setting time

Nutrition Information

Makes approximately 24 squares

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