Chocolate Truffles with Coconut Oil

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces unsweetened dark chocolate, chopped
  • ¼ cup Nutiva Virgin Coconut Oil
  • ¾ cup coconut milk (full Fat) or coconut cream
  • 1 teaspoon alcohol-free vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Stevia, honey or maple syrup to taste
  • For the coating:
  • ½ cup cocoa powder OR coconut flakes OR slivered almonds (optional)

Method

Step 1

Using a double boiler, melt the chocolate and coconut oil together, stirring continuously. Add the coconut milk and whisk until smooth.

Step 2

Remove from heat, then add the vanilla, salt, and a little bit of the recommended sweetener.

Step 3

Chill mixture for 2 hours or until set.

Step 4

Using a tablespoon, scoop a spoonful of the mixture, roll into a ball and then roll in coating of your choice.

Step 5

Return finished truffles to the refrigerator and chill truffles for at least 10 minutes, then serve.

Step 6

Store in a cool place.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving (per 1 serving without sweetener or coating): Calories 96, Fat 10 g, Fiber 6.9 g, Protein 2 g, Carbohydrate 5 g, Sodium 22 mg

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