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Nutty chocolate truffles

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Perfect for serving at a party, these easy-to-prepare truffles make lovely gifts too.
Serves
28
Prep
10 minutes
Each 17g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
65
Carbs
8.6g
Protein
0.0g
Fat
2.6g
Saturates
0.30g
Sugars
8.2g
Salt
0.01g
Ingredients
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Ingredients
340g Medjool dates, stones removed
80g raw almonds
25g unsweetened cocoa powder, plus extra for rolling
2 tbsp sunflower oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and process for 2–3 minutes, or until a sticky dough ball forms.
  2. Roll 2 teaspoons of the mixture into balls and roll in the extra cocoa powder to coat. Repeat until all the mixture is used.
Chefs tips
  • You could try coating your truffles with roasted sesame seeds, liquorice powder, desiccated coconut, chopped nuts, matcha green tea powder, or leave them plain. The flavouring is versatile, too – orange, coffee, peppermint, or even rum, make great alternatives.
  • These truffles are advised as an occasional treat, but are perfect for sharing or giving as gifts.
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