Healthy Avocado Chocolate truffles are easy and delicious fudgy chocolate truffles, 100% dairy-free, vegan, and paleo. These no-bake dark chocolate truffles make a lovely addition to your Christmas or Valentine’s truffle plate, and nobody will spot the avocado.
I love dark chocolate truffles. I think there is no celebration without chocolate truffles. Here I am sharing with you my healthier chocolate truffle recipe. These easy avocado chocolate truffles are super easy to make – all you need is a super ripe avocado.
I know that finding ripe avocados in winter is a challenge if you live in the US or Europe. So here is my trick.
To ripen an avocado quickly, place them in a fruit basket near bananas or wrap them into a piece of foil. Within 3-4 days, they should turn into smooth, ripe avocados. That’s how it looks like for me. Well, I am living in New Zealand, the country where I found the most delicious avocados.
The batter will be moist and sticky. You will have to store it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up. Then, I recommend slightly rubbing your hands with coconut oil before rolling the truffles into your hands. It makes the process easier, and it won’t stick to your fingers.
I place all my truffles on a simple chopping board covered with parchment paper and decorate most of them with dust of unsweetened cocoa powder.
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To create beautiful Christmas colors on these avocado chocolate truffles, I played with natural powders. The red ones are made with beetroot powder, the green ones with matcha powder, and the white ones are rolled into desiccated coconut. I also used a tiny bit of sugar-free icing on some of them. It is basically erythritol icing powder.
I made this recipe two times. First time I used a strong 90% dark chocolate. The darker, the better! But the kids prefer lighter chocolate, around 80%. Look how fudgy they are! and they taste amazing, no avocado aftertaste at all!
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By Carine from Sweetashoney
This recipe makes 25 truffles. You can easily store them in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 4 days. But believe me, you will eat them before.
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