Guilt-free Bounty Truffles

 

 

 

This recipe came about when our co-founder woke up one day craving coconut and chocolate at 1am. We quickly had to come up with a recipe to satisfy her craving, as healthily as possible. It took us two tries to get the recipe right: The first time, the truffles came out delicious but a little crumbly and didn’t particularly look aesthetically appetising. However we nailed it the second time around and even added a little Matcha twist to it!

 

 

Without further ado, here’s the recipe! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Makes: Around 12- 16 truffles depending on size.

 

Ingredients :

 

1 cup coconut flakes

3 tablespoons maple syrup/honey

4 tablespoons coconut oil

1 tbsp coconut butter

½ tsp vanilla extract

Optional: 1 1/2 teaspoon  matcha powder

 

Chocolate coating :

½  cup coconut oil, melted

½  cup cacao powder

¼ cup honey/maple syrup

 

 Make it:

  • In a food processor, blitz the coconut flakes, maple syrup or honey, coconut oil, coconut butter and vanilla until mixture becomes sticky. It should hold together if you pinch a small amount with your fingers.
  • Optional: Add matcha into the mixture and pulse until well incorporated.
  • Form small balls with your hands. Since we’re using coconut flakes, actually rolling the mixture in between your hands will not work. We suggest you mold the mixture into a ball in the palm of your hand using your fingers.
  • Place coconut balls in a silicone sheet or parchment paper and refrigerate for about 40 min.
  • 10 min before taking the coconut balls out of the refrigerator, whisk the chocolate coating ingredients together.
  • Dip the coconut balls into the chocolate mixture and scoop out with a fork or spoon. Let the truffles set in the freezer for 1 min then take out and coat again. Allow the truffles to set for a few minutes in the refrigerator before serving.

Store leftovers in an airtight container and keep refrigerated.

 

Stay Happy & Healthy !



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