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“Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles

“Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles

Before you start reading about this glorious recipe, promise me you’ll trust me no matter what. Yes, the title of this recipe is ”Ferrero Rocher” black bean chocolate truffles. But trust me, it is extremely delicious! Ferrero Rochers are a true Christmas treat, but not very healthy nor very much plant based. Today we are going to make these delicious ”Ferrero Rochers”, which will be not only a treat for the eye, but also vegan. Let’s begin.  Delicious (did I say they are delicious?) ”Ferrero Rocher” black bean chocolate truffles.

“Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles

The well known crunchy coating, and smooth soft chocolate on the inside dipped in raw chocolate and hazelnuts. Oh, and of course there is a hazelnut in the centre of this treat. Don’t judge a book by its cover is what they say, right? These little treats are a bit deceiving, because they are made from black beans. Again, it is delicious and I promise you will not taste a single black bean.

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“Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles “Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles

“Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles
 
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Vegan “Ferrero Rocher” Black Bean Chocolate Truffles. Just like the real deal, but then full with nourishing ingredients. The well known crunchy coating, and smooth soft chocolate on the inside dipped in raw chocolate and hazelnuts.
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Recipe type: sweet, snack, treat, dessert, christmas, holiday
Cuisine: vegan, plantbased, dairyfree
Serves: 12 chocolate truffles
Ingredients
  • Chocolate Truffles
  • ½ cup medjool dates
  • ⅓ cup roasted hazelnuts (skins removed)
  • 2 ½ tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 2 cups organic black beans
  • 1 ½ tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup or thin date syrup
  • Raw Chocolate
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or thin date syrup
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • Decoration
  • 12 whole roasted hazelnuts for the filling
  • ¼ cup hazelnuts (roughly chopped)
Instructions
  1. Chocolate Truffles
  2. Add the dates to a food processor and process until the dates become a paste mixture. Place the date paste into a bowl.
  3. Add the roasted hazelnuts to the food processor and process until it becomes smooth as butter.
  4. If you use the black beans from a glass jar, drain and rinse them and pat dry with a paper towel.
  5. Add all the ingredients, including the date syrup/ maple syrup and black beans to the food processor and processor until smooth.
  6. Put the chocolate truffle mixture into the freezer for more or less 1 hour to set.
  7. Raw Chocolate
  8. Combine the coconut oil with the maple syrup.
  9. Add the raw cacao powder and stir until all is well combined and the chocolate mixture is smooth. Set aside.
  10. Assembly
  11. Roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball and poke a roasted hazelnut into the centre. Roll into a perfect ball and than dip into the raw chocolate.
  12. Roll into the hazelnut coating and then (if you wish) into the chocolate again or leave the coating crunchy.
  13. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  14. Freeze for at least 2 hours to set. Enjoy!

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