Chocolate orange Truffles
Serves: 24 small truffles
  • 100g Ground Almonds
  • 30g Raw Cacao
  • 200g Medjool Dates
  • 2tbsp Almond butter
  • 60g Coconut oil (melted)
  • Zest of 2 Oranges
  • For coating
  • 100g dark chocolate 90%, or ground cinnamon
  • Orange zest.
  1. Making sure the stones are removed add the dates and orange zest to a magimix, blend until dates are chopped.
  2. Add ground almonds, raw cacao & almond butter, blend until well combined.
  3. Keep the motor running and add the melted coconut oil.
  4. When the mixture is fully combined and has started to form dough, switch off the magimix and pour contents into a bowl.
  5. Roll the mixture into small balls and place on lined baking tray. (About 1 tsp. of mixture per ball)
  6. If coating in chocolate place the balls in the fridge to chill. In the meantime place the chocolate in a glass bowl and melt over a pan of water, when completely melted allow to cool for a couple of minutes.
  7. Remove truffles from fridge coat each in the melted chocolate and place back on lined baking tray.
  8. Top the truffles with a bit of orange zest then allow to cool in the fridge.
  9. If using cinnamon coating instead of chocolate, when the truffles are rolled dust them in the ground cinnamon before placing them in the fridge.
Recipe by The Nutrition Kitchen at