Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Nothing says I love you like delicious Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles made by you. If you’re out of ideas for Valentine’s Day consider making truffles. You can do this together or you can make it as a surprise. These are perfect for any occasion to be honest. It’s a simply decadent yet healthy treat that you won’t feel guilty about. Avocados are the love fruit or ‘green gold’ since they give your body so much love.

 

Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles
 
A healthy treat for you and someone special.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
Ingredients
  • 1 medium, ripe avocado, mashed
  • 6 oz semi-sweet dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp lemon zest
  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 2½ unsweetened cocoa powder (separated) corse sea salt (as desired)
  • assorted toppings (coconut, sprinkles, nuts)
Instructions
  1. Melt the chocolate in either the microwave or on the stove, taking care not to burn it. Once melted, stir in the mashed avocado, brown sugar, vanilla extract, lemon zest, salt, and 1 1⁄2 tbsp of the cocoa powder until thoroughly combined.
  2. Place the truffle mixture into the fridge for 30-40 minutes and let cool until partially set.
  3. Use a small ice cream scooper or tablespoon to dollop out the truffles and form balls with
  4. your hands.
  5. Roll in the remaining 1 tbsp of cocoa powder or other desired toppings (sprinkles and coconut).

 

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Hanifa Sekandi

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