Chocolate Truffles with a healthy twist

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Chef Shayna has a wonderful confection you can whip up with the local product, "Molucca Chocolate." (KFSN)

Chocolate truffle Ganache Base

  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 3/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup pure REAL maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs
  • 1TB vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt

  1. In a food processor blend coconut & cashews for 10-15 seconds. Add in remaining ingredients until well combined and a paste forms. Place in fridge to chill for 30 minutes.

  2. With your hands, roll balls into truffle size spheres. Place in a freezer to set for 20 minutes.

Ganache coating

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla

  1. Blend all ingredients in food processor or blender.

  2. Coat chilled truffles using a fork. Place on plate back into freezer to set up.

  3. Store in an airtight container for 1 week (or as long as they last, which isn't long in my house)


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