Chocolate Truffles

The following two recipes also appear in my first book “Chocolate Recipe Guilt Free”. As they make the perfect Christmas gift beautifully wrapped and decorated I have also included them in this book.

Chocolate Truffles
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Tools: Food Processor
Ingredients
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ½ cup dried apricots
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¾ cup dates – pitted and soaked overnight
  • ½ goji berries
  • ¼ cup agave
  • ¼ cup for cacao powder for coating
  • ¼ cup chocolate recipe no. 3-optional
Instructions
  1. Process almonds, coconut, dried apricots and goji berries until quite fine.
  2. Add chia seeds, cacao powder, dates and agave and process to a moist consistency
  3. Refrigerate for a few hours if mixture is too sticky to handle
  4. Roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into balls
  5. Place extra cacao powder in a bowl and roll balls around to coat them. To get a
  6. smoother finish reroll balls in the palm of your hand
  7. Store in an airtight container in the fridge
  8. Variation - roll balls in melted chocolate recipe no. 3 and place in fridge to set
  9. Store in an airtight container in the fridge

 

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