Easy Chocolate Orange Truffles

These truffles are luxurious and paleo-friendly
Easy Chocolate Orange Truffles

Diane Sanfilippo

Recipe Courtesy of Diane Sanfilippo

"Impress guests with these super-simple truffles that look elegant but use ingredients you probably have lying around in your pantry." 

-Diane

Ready in
25
12
Servings
65
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Truffle Base

  • 3 Tablespoons Coconut butter, also called coconut cream concentrate, softed
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons almond butter, or other seed butter of choice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • Grated zest of one orange
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions

For the Truffle Base

Place the coconut butter, coconut oil, almond butter, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl and stir with a large spoon until smooth.

Add the unsweetened cocoa powder, pure maple syrup, and grated zest of one orange ingredients to the base and mix thoroughly. 

Place the mixture in the freezer for about 10 minutes, until it’s firm enough to form into balls. Combine the shredded coconut for the coating with the reserved orange zest. Using your hands, roll the mixture into 1-inch balls, then roll each ball in the coating.

Set the truffles on a plate and refrigerate to solidify. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks.

Serve cold. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
10%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Protein
0.5g
1%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
17µg
2%
Vitamin C
6mg
10%
Vitamin K
0.2µg
0.3%
Calcium
8mg
1%
Fiber
0.8g
3.3%
Folate (food)
5µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
5µg
1%
Iron
0.3mg
1.4%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Monounsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Phosphorus
15mg
2%
Polyunsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Potassium
54mg
2%
Sodium
1mg
N/A
Sugars, added
0.7g
N/A
Zinc
0.1mg
0.9%