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The Maltese Christmas log is unbelievably easy to make.  It is a no-bake, fuss-free quick recipe and it will always taste wonderful as long as you use a good quality chocolate to coat it.  It is usually made with condensed milk.

I think every can relax and enjoy their favourite sweets at Christmas but for a healthier, vegan, no added processed sugar version, try this recipe !

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You will need:

3 packets plain biscuits [500g]
1 packet dates [250g]
300ml coconut milk
100g hazelnuts or almonds
50g cherries
4tbsp chocolate powder
2tbsp brandy
350g Novibloc Fondente to decorate

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Roughly crush the biscuits & chop the dates.

Place the coconut milk & the dates in a saucepan on low heat & stir until the dates break up & the mixture obtains a smooth consistency.

 

 

 

In a bowl mix the biscuit crumbs, the brandy, the hazelnuts or almonds, the cherries an the cocoa powder.
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Use your hands to bring both mixtures together. Place in the fridge for at least 5 minutes.

Form the cooled mixture into a log shape and leave it in the fridge, covered, overnight.

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The next day, decorate with chocolate that has been melted in a bain-marie or microwave.  Sprinkle some icing sugar if you wish and finish off with other decorations of your choice.

For the recipe in Maltese click here

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For a chance to win this New Year Novi Chocolate hamper SHARE this recipe on your social media page [facebook, instagram, twitter, pinterest or linkedin] and leave a comment below.  The winner will be notified on 5 January 2019Hamper Cikkulata Novi.jpg

Novi Chocolate is imported, distributed and marketed by M&Z (Marketing) Ltd and is available in all leading supermarkets and stores.

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Happy Christmas Everybody.  The Christmas Edition of the tv show will be available shortly online.  Photo Gino Galea

Lea thanks Paradise Zone, Ange by Maria Bonavia, Analise for make up and Flormar
Soft toys by Tatty Teddy Me to You, Bean bags by Teak Touch Naxxar

More recipes from Novi:

Quick and Easy Chocolate Muffins

Vegan Hazelnut Balls

Carrot Oat and Chocolate Bars

Sicilian Cuccidati Cookies

Orange Almond Chocolate Gluten Free Cakes

Christmas Tunis Cake

Maltese Easter Vegan Figolli

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