Raw Cacao Superfood Truffles

January 18, 2013

Chocolates truffles that are good for you? Yes! Maz Pugoy of Sydney’s organic, raw and superfood cafe Sadhana Kitchen shares her recipe for cacao truffles that are 100% guilt-free and taste amazing!


Ingredients – makes 15-25 truffles depending on how big you roll them

1 cup almonds

1 cup cashews

1/2 cup hemp seeds

3/4 cup raw cacao powder

1/2 cup shredded coconut plus extra for rolling

1 tbs coconut oil

1/2 – 3/4 cup brown rice syrup (depending on how sweet you want them)

2 tsp vanilla extract


1. First, soak the almonds and cashews (refer to this nut soaking chart for soaking times).

2. ?Place all ingredients except for the last three in a food processor and mix until the consistency of almond meal (very fine crumbs).

3. ?Slowly add coconut oil, brown rice syrup and vanilla until a sticky dough forms.?Transfer to a large mixing bowl and shape into balls by rolling between the palm of your hands.?

4. Finish by rolling in shredded coconut and place in the fridge until ready to serve.

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