Treat your loved ones to something a little extra special this Valentine's Day, completely guilt-free. The combination of rose water and pistachio creates an elegant twist on an indulgent classic.


  • 3 1/2 oz (100 g) organic, unsweetened dark chocolate (find out how to make the best choice here)
  • 2 cups almond meal 
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup crushed pistachios 
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs (or 1 tbsp ground chia + 1/4 warm water) 
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp rosewater
  • rose petals & crushed pistachios to decorate 


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Line an 8-inch square pan with parchment paper.
  3. Melt the chocolate over low heat or use a double boiler.
  4. Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Combine all wet ingredients in your food processor or blender.
  6. Add the melted chocolate and combine until smooth- should be creamy, not too dry.
  7. Mix wet ingredients into the dry, and mix well. 
  8. Pour batter into the pan, smooth it out with a spatula & bake it for about 25-30 minutes.
  9. Insert a toothpick in to make sure cooked through.  They should be firm when you press down.
  10. Cool completely in the pan on a wire rack.
  11. Sprinkle with some extra crushed pistachios and rose petals, for an extra touch. 

What Will Your Give Your Loved Ones This Valentine's?