Jaffa Bites

For some reason, fruit and chocolate just go hand in hand – berry chocolate, cherry chocolate, pear and chocolate, banana, and the list goes on. Orange would have to be an all time favourite in our family. A solid combination or sweet and citrus.


This recipe is a spin on my chocolate peanut butter slice and it’s a perfect example of how to alter a recipe by changing a couple of ingredients to come up with a completely new recipe.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Serves: 8


The Base

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

6 pitted medjool dates

3 tablespoons natural peanut butter

3 cups sugar free cornflakes


140 grams dark chocolate

1 tablespoon peanut butter

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1/4 cup coconut cream

3 drops orange essential oils (if you don't have essential oils use rind of 2 oranges)


Freeze individual portions wrapped in baking paper and sealed