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Raw Coconut and Brazil Nut Truffles [Vegan]

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These truffles will steal your heart. The filling has an incredibly rich, creamy flavor that compliments the chocolate coating so well, you'll have to resist eating them all in one sitting. It's a deliciously sweet dessert that tastes absolutely indulgent!

Raw Coconut and Brazil Nut Truffles [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeRaw VeganVegan

Ingredients

For the Filling:

  • 1 cup Brazil nuts
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cashew butter
  • 4 tablespoons shredded coconut, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds scraped out

For the Chocolate Coating:

  • 1/2 cup raw cacao butter
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup

Preparation

To Make the Filling: 

  1. Start by adding the brazil nuts to a food processor. Pulse them until they break down into a flour-like consistency. Add in the rest of the ingredients and process until everything is well combined. It’s fine if it’s not a completely smooth mixture, as you do want some lumps from the coconut to come through.
  2. Once the mixture has reached a wet dough-like consistency, do a taste test, and pop it in the freezer for 15-20 minutes so it can set.
  3. The mixture should now be firm enough to handle, so line a tray with baking paper and, using your hands, roll out your mixture into balls and place them on the tray. Pop that back into the freezer for a few minutes so you can prep your chocolate shell.

To Make the Chocolate and the Truffles:

  1. Gently melt the ingredients in a double boiler. Keep stirring until everything is melted and chocolate-y.
  2. Take out your truffles from the freezer and dip them in the chocolate sauce using a toothpick and place them back on the tray. After you’ve done all of them, sprinkle some shredded coconut on top and place them in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.
  3. Transfer to an airtight container.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Teffy Perk is all about inspiring the happiest and healthiest you through delicious and wholesome foods. Eating well is about having the vitality to take life to the fullest and embrace all it has to offer while feeling amazing and glowing both inside and out! Healthy eating shouldn't be stressful or hard, it should be deliciously easy and fun!


 

 



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32 comments on “Raw Coconut and Brazil Nut Truffles [Vegan]”

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Yvonne Baugh
10 Months Ago

The ingredient list is nuts and where the heck would you buy ONE vanilla pod for just this recipe since I've never seen it in others? Couldn't a substitute like vanilla flavor have been given as well? And all those butters. Darn expensive when you have to gather those types of ingredients. WHERES SIMPLE?? Not at this site obviously.


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Kirsty Mackey
10 Months Ago

Joe Hales


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Klaus Reuter
10 Months Ago

çà n'a rien à voir, il ne s'agit pas de truffe, mais de boule de chocolat fourrée


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Allana Alves
10 Months Ago

Andressa Alves A gente deveria tentar isso


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April Lewis
10 Months Ago

Michele, have you tried these?


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Justyna Stebel
10 Months Ago

Monika nie chcesz ich zrobic ze mna moze? :D


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Monika Skalak
25 Jan 2016

Jak najbardziej :)

Rosanne Rousseau
10 Months Ago

Cilla Kloth


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Cilla Kloth
25 Jan 2016

Yes please!

Natalie Smith
10 Months Ago

Rebecca Brazil nuts!


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Anna Ryba
10 Months Ago

Shenny Jo


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Shenny Jo
24 Jan 2016

Yummy ☺ xx

Linda Merja Holmgren
10 Months Ago

*droool*


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