Cacao Truffles made with Navitas Organics Cacao Powder, Cacao Wafers, Cacao Butter Wafers and Cacao Sweet Nibs.

Cacao Lovers Truffles Recipe

These sweet treats are a better-for-you dessert made with nature’s dark chocolate: cacao! Jam-packed with all the goodness you crave from a chocolate truffle and free of refined sugars, gluten and dairy, these are the perfect bites to satisfy your next chocolate craving.

INGREDIENTS

3 Tbsp. Navitas Organics Cacao Powder
3 Tbsp. Navitas Organics Cacao Sweet Nibs
4 oz. Navitas Organics Cacao Wafers, plus more if needed
6-8 Navitas Organics Cacao Butter Wafers
1¼ cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
¾ tsp. baking soda
¾ tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. coconut sugar
¼ tsp. cinnamon
½ cup + 1 Tbsp. honey
1½ Tbsp. avocado oil
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
½ cup dairy-free cream cheese
1 cup water

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Add cacao powder, cacao sweet nibs, flour, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, coconut sugar, cinnamon, ½ cup honey, avocado oil, apple cider vinegar, and ½ cup water to bowl and mix together.
Grease an 8x8-inch baking pan and add cake mix. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
Break up cake with a spoon and add to a bowl.
Microwave cream cheese for ~10 seconds, add to bowl with cake and mix together. Add ½ cup water for more moisture if needed and roll mix into small balls. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. After chilling, poke each cake ball with a toothpick.
Line a pan or plate with parchment paper.
Add Cacao Wafers and Cacao Butter Wafers to a microwave-safe bowl, heat for ~1 min then stir together. Microwave longer if needed, at 10 second intervals, until smooth. Add honey to sweeten, if desired.
Dip each cake ball into melted cacao, covering completely. Set on parchment paper to cool and remove toothpick by twisting. Let cool until cacao shell hardens and enjoy!

Makes about 18 truffles

 

Submitted by Cara Lundy | @effortless_eats

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Servings

About 18 truffles

These sweet treats are a better-for-you dessert made with nature’s dark chocolate: cacao! Jam-packed with all the goodness you crave from a chocolate truffle and free of refined sugars, gluten and dairy, these are the perfect bites to satisfy your next chocolate craving.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Add cacao powder, cacao sweet nibs, flour, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, coconut sugar, cinnamon, ½ cup honey, avocado oil, apple cider vinegar, and ½ cup water to bowl and mix together.
  3. Grease an 8x8-inch baking pan and add cake mix. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Break up cake with a spoon and add to a bowl.
  5. Microwave cream cheese for ~10 seconds, add to bowl with cake and mix together. Add ½ cup water for more moisture if needed and roll mix into small balls. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. After chilling, poke each cake ball with a toothpick.
  6. Line a pan or plate with parchment paper.
  7. Add Cacao Wafers and Cacao Butter Wafers to a microwave-safe bowl, heat for ~1 min then stir together. Microwave longer if needed, at 10 second intervals, until smooth. Add honey to sweeten, if desired.
  8. Dip each cake ball into melted cacao, covering completely. Set on parchment paper to cool and remove toothpick by twisting. Let cool until cacao shell hardens and enjoy!