Be prepared to fall in love with this Strawberry Shortcake Almond Butter Bark! It tastes like the classic ice cream bar, but made with healthy ingredients! Paleo & Vegan friendly!
Guys, can you believe that it’s been 3 years here at Athletic Avocado!? Time has flown by so fast and we are incredibly grateful for every one of you, without you, Athletic Avocado would be nothing. We are so humbled at what God has done through our blog and couldn’t be more thrilled, all glory to Him. This is our favorite hobby and we can’t imagine our lives without it now. Its amazing to be able to do what you love every single day, such a blessing. Also bigggggg shoutout to our Brother-in-law, Nathaniel, who has helped us to set up this blog, taught us food photography and spent countless hours doing all the “techy things” for us! Now on to this awesome-sauce recipe!
It’s ice cream truck season y’all. Does it come by your neighborhood and daunt you with the repetitive jingle? Dang, that tune gets stuck in my head for hours on end. It’s the worst when your at the beach laying down trying to relax, am I right? Nonetheless, the ice cream truck can easily bring joy to one’s hear t on a hot summer day.
When I was younger, my favorite treat was the strawberry shortcake ice cream bars. They were (and still are) bomb. You can’t get an better than vanilla and strawberry ice cream with a shortcake coating, you just can’t.
This barks comes pretty darn close in taste with the classic ice cream bars, not even joking one bit. It can be made in an instant, and stashed in the freezer for whenever you feel like eating a little treat. Here’s what ya need:
Strawberry Shortcake Almond Butter Bark
Tempted to buy a treat at the good humor truck? Here’s an even better idea: Make this strawberry shortcake bark! It tastes like the classic ice cream bar, but is made with whole food ingredients! Super simple to make!
- 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1/4 cup almond butter
- 1/4 cup strawberries
- 1/4 cup coconut cream
- 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
- freeze dried strawberries
- gluten-free crushed graham crackers (here is a paleo-friendly recipe)
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
- In a food processor, puree strawberries, coconut cream and one tablespoon of maple syrup until mixture is smooth and pink.
- Combine melted coconut oil, almond butter and remaining one tablespoon of maple syrup in a separate bowl.
- Pour onto parchment lined baking sheet and oread in an even thin layer.
- Spoon strawberry-cream mixture on top. Use toothpick to swirl both layers together.
- Sprinkle freeze-dried strawberries and crushed graham crackers on top.
- Freeze for 30 minutes, or until hardened. Break into pieces.
- Store in an air tight container in fridge.
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Question of the day!
What’s your favorite frozen treat?