Treat your valentine with these delicious truffles made with natural ingredients. They're smooth, creamy and chocolatey, an absolutely perfect way to say I LOVE YOU. These do contain natural sugars and so whilst enjoying them be mindful and don't eat them all at once!
INGREDIENTS:For the truffles 12 medjool dates (pitted) 3 tsp cacao powder zest of one orange 50 g almond butter1 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice For the chocolate 50g cacao butter 15g cacao powder 2 tbsp maple syrup or coconut nectar pinch of salt 3 drops of orange essence
METHOD: 1. Place the dates into to food processor and blend first. 2. Add the cacao powder, orange zest, almond butter and orange juice and blitz until a dough-like texture forms. 3. Roll the mix into balls and place in the freezer for about 20 minutes. 4. In the mean time, melt the cacao butter over a very low heat, once melted add the cacao powder, maple syrup or coconut nectar, salt and orange essence and stir until smooth. 5. Remove the truffles from the freezer and coat each one in the chocolate, return them to the freezer for another half an hour and re-coat. Return the truffles to the freezer for about 2 hours to fully set.
Serve and spread the LOVE !