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Gluten Free Truffles with Chocolate and Coconut

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Health

Time

20m

Cost

Nutrients

208 kcal

Carbs 16 grams

Sugars 3 grams

Total Fats 13 grams

Saturates 4 grams

Fibers 3 grams

Proteins 6 grams

About this recipe

Prepared with cashews, brazil nuts, ground oat, maple syrup, and cacao nibs these truffles are as delicious as they are nutritious. They're packed with fibres, proteins, magnesium, vitamin E, and selenium. Make a big batch of these gluten-free oatmeal balls and keep them at hand whenever you need a boost of energy or a healthy snack on the go.


Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 75% of recommended intake for a meal
More than 75% of recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 75% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 75% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts

Servings

8

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Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 1

Soak the cashew nuts in water for at least 5 hours or overnight until they are soft.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 2

Drain and transfer the cashews into a blender bowl. Add water, ground oat, maple syrup, chopped brazil nuts, cacao nibs, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 3

Blitz until the ingredients are well incorporated and you have a sticky dough.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 4

Roll the mixture in the palm of your hands into bite-sized balls.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 5

Put cocoa powder in a plastic seal bag, drop in one oatmeal ball and shake thoroughly coated. Repeat for half of the prepared truffles.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 6

Brush the remaining half of truffles with a thin layer of honey, drop them in a seal bag filled with coconut flakes and shake well.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp

STEP 7

Refrigerate these healthy energy bites before serving and keep them in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Ingredients List

For the Truffles

Cashew Nuts100 g
Brazil Nuts50 g
Water60 mL
Ground Oat140 g
Maple Syrup2 tbsp
Cacao Nibs10 g
Cinnamon0.25 tsp
Ginger0.25 tsp
Vanilla Extract0.5 tsp

For the Coating

Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Desiccated Coconut1 tbsp