Cacao Nut Truffles

These truffles are insanely rich and an indulgent treat. The nutty taste from the hazelnuts and the rich chocolately taste from the raw cacao makes them taste a bit like a dense Ferro Rocher, but healthier of course!!

Serves - 15
Prep. Time - 10 mins
Cooking Time - 20 mins
WF GF DF

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons  raw  honey
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1 handful good-quality 85% dark chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 a cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup  ground almonds
  • Desiccated coconut (for decoration)

Method

  • Melt the coconut oil in a medium-sized pan
  • Remove from heat and stir in all other ingredients (except desiccated coconut)
  • Bind together with hands (add a little water if they are not forming shape) into small balls
  • While still warm, coat with desiccated coconut
  • Freeze for at least 10-15 minutes until firm
  • Keep refrigerated

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