Coconut Chocolate Truffles (Vegan)

These delectable truffles are so rich and satisfying that no one would ever guess that they are vegan.

Serves: 15Prep: 10 minutesCook: 3 hoursTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces coconut milk (from a can of coconut milk)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • 6 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Chopped pistachios, shredded unsweetened coconut or cocoa powder, for rolling truffles

Directions

  • Warm the coconut milk and coconut oil in a small saucepan until just about to boil. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate, stirring continually until melted. Add the orange and vanilla extracts and pinch of salt and mix until smooth.
  • Immediately transfer the mixture to a small container to cool. When the mixture is at room temperature, cover and chill in the refrigerator and chill for at least 2-3 hours until firm.
  • Using a small scoop or teaspoon scoop the chilled chocolate mixture into small balls and roll in chopped pistachios, shredded coconut or cocoa powder and put into a container and cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Store refrigerated.

Recipe Information

Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces coconut milk (from a can of coconut milk)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • 6 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Chopped pistachios, shredded unsweetened coconut or cocoa powder, for rolling truffles

Directions

  • Warm the coconut milk and coconut oil in a small saucepan until just about to boil. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate, stirring continually until melted. Add the orange and vanilla extracts and pinch of salt and mix until smooth.
  • Immediately transfer the mixture to a small container to cool. When the mixture is at room temperature, cover and chill in the refrigerator and chill for at least 2-3 hours until firm.
  • Using a small scoop or teaspoon scoop the chilled chocolate mixture into small balls and roll in chopped pistachios, shredded coconut or cocoa powder and put into a container and cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium0mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber0.5g
Sugars5g
Protein0.5g