Vegan Chocolate Truffles

These little chocolate balls are the bomb.  Just a few minutes to make and go down a treat in lunchboxes, Valentines Day dinners, school bake sales and birthday parties. 

Makes 12

Prep time: 10 min


120g pitted dates

1/4 cup dried cherries or goji berries

60g raw walnuts/hazelnuts

60g cashew nuts

1 tbsp nut butter

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 tbsp cacao powder

80g vegan chocolate


Line a large Tupperware or baking sheet with baking paper.

Place the dates, cherries, nuts, nut butter, coconut oil and cacao powder in a food processor and blend until mostly smooth.

Using a heart-shaped cookie cutter (to make hearts) or use your hands to form 12 balls.

Melt the chocolate using the double boiler method.

Roll each heart/ball in the chocolate and place on the baking tray.

Place in the fridge. 

Eat once cool and chocolate has set.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Get more delicious plant-based recipes from my new book ‘Made with Love and Plants’ from TakealotAmazon, or select independent bookstores.

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