Iconic Chocolate Pudding
Prep time: 60 minutes
Prep notes: soaking time is for the cashews and dates. If possible let them soak for up to 2 hours.
Cooking time: 3 minutes
Yields: 4 people
1 1/2 cups cashews
18 pitted dates (preferably medjool)
1/2 cup cocoa powder (Penzey's)
1 tsp vanilla
Place cashews and dates in a bowl and pour enough water into the bowl to just cover. Let soak for 1 to 2 hours. Pour entire contents in Vitamix or blender along with cocoa powder and vanilla and blend until smooth, aprox 90 seconds. Place in a bowl and enjoy.
This recipe tastes just like the pudding snacks I had on a special occasion as kid... you know the one I'm talking about with the famous actor as a spokesperson.