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Part 1: True Gold Spiced Caramel
  • 500g Coconut Cream
  • 2g Cardamon
  • 3g Ginger powder
  • 2g Cinnamon Powder
  • 7g deZaan True Gold Cocoa Powder
  • 300g Granulated Sugar
  • 100g Water
  1. In a pot, bring coconut cream and spices to a simmer.
  2. Blend in deZaan True Gold cocoa powder with an immersion blender. Keep warm.
  3. Make a dark caramel with sugar and water.
  4. Gradually stream in coconut cream mixture on low heat.
  5. Cook to 104ºC/219ºF.
  6. Strain and store in a refrigerator.
Part 2: Hazelnut Tart Dough
  • 150g Flour
  • 150g Roasted Hazelnut Flour
  • 120g Water
  • 60g Coconut Fat (softened)
  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. Add water and coconut fat.
  3. Mix for 10 min on medium speed.
  4. Rest in a refrigerator for a minimum of 30 min.
  5. Roll and shape into a mold.
  6. Reserve in a refrigerator until ready to bake.
Part 3: True Gold Pumpkin Pie Filling
  • 400g Pumpkin Puree
  • 300g Coconut Cream
  • 180g Light Brown Sugar
  • 15g Corn Starch
  • 3g Salt
  • 7g Cinnamon Powder
  • 5g Ginger Powder
  • 10g deZaan True Gold Cocoa Powder
  1. Add all the ingredients into a bowl or blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add to a tart shell and bake at 150ºC/302ºF until just set.
  3. Cool down completely before decorating.
  4. Finish with spiced caramel and whipped coconut cream.


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