Chocolate ganache berry squares

Choc ganache squaresThe ganache is optional – but highly recommended.

90g oats
50g mixed nuts, chopped
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1/3 cup melted coconut oil
1/3 cup fruit (or golden) syrup
1/3 cup dessicated coconut
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup fresh or frozen berries, or other fresh fruit

For the chocolate ganache
1/2 cup almond (or soy) milk
2 tbsp fruit (or golden) syrup
200g plain chocolate, broken into pieces

Ganache squares uncut

Ganache squares uncut

Mix the oats, nuts, peanut butter, oil, syrup, coconut and vanilla extract in a bowl, then press into a baking tin. Gently heat the milk and syrup, then add the chocolate and stir till smooth. Cool slightly before pouring over the base. Scatter  the berries over the mix and cool the whole thing in the fridge for 2-3 hours, if you can wait that long…

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