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5-ingredient raw chocolate orange truffles

Who's for a snack that tastes like gooey chocolate brownie but has only 5 super healthy ingredients in it? These raw chocolate orange truffles will satisfy your craving for chocolate, leaving you with none of the guilt!
Course healthy snack
Cuisine British
Keyword cashew nuts, chocolate orange, dates, healthy snack, raw food, truffles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 35 (roughly)
Calories 52kcal
Author Helen

Ingredients

  • 1 orange juiced and zested
  • 1 1/2 cups dates (pitted)
  • 1 1/4 cups cashews (raw)
  • 1/2 cup raisins (or sultanas, I used raisins)
  • 4 tablespoons cacao powder (raw)

Instructions

  • Put the dates in a small bowl and pour half of the orange juice over them. Put aside for a moment.
  • Put the cashews and the rest of the orange juice in your food processor and process until they are all mashed up and clump together in a ball (this took quite a while – at least 2 or 3 minutes).
  • Tip the cashew and orange mixture into a bowl. Then tip the dates/orange juice and sultanas into the food processor and process until they too are all mashed up and form a sticky ball (this probably won’t take as long as the cashews).
  • Add the mashed up dates/sultanas to the cashew/orange mixture in the bowl, then add the cacao and orange zest and mash everything together well until it resembles a thick chocolate cake batter.
  • Take teaspoons of mixture and roll into truffles. Finally, roll in raw cacao powder.

Notes

Try storing the truffles in the freezer – they’re delicious that way!

Nutrition

Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.5mg