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Deliciously Dark Hazelnut Truffles

Deliciously Dark Hazelnut Truffles Recipe

Deliciously Dark Hazelnut Truffles

Rich, dark, bittersweet truffles naturally sweetened with succulent prunes
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 18 Truffles (approx)

Ingredients
  

  • 150 g Prunes (soak in armagnac or rum prior to using if you fancy!)
  • 100 g 70%+ dark chocolate
  • 50 g Hazelnut butter (Meridian brand is good), or another unsweetened nut butter
  • 25 g Virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tsp Good quality vanilla essence
  • Cocoa powder (unsweetened )and/or hazelnut nibs for finishing

Instructions
 

  • Break the chocolate into small pieces and put in a heatproof bowl together with the coconut oil. Place the bowl over a saucepan of gently boiling water making sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water, stir to melt.
  • Take off the heat and stir in the hazelnut butter and vanilla essence, set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Chop the prunes into small pieces in using a mini food processor or knife.
  • Add the prunes to the slightly cooled melted chocolate mixture, stir well to combine.
  • Cover the bowl and put in the fridge to set for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • Using a teaspoon or melon-baller, scoop small amounts of the chilled truffle mix into your hand and form into bite size balls.
  • Roll in cocoa powder to finish.
Keyword chocolate, treat, truffle
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