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Serves 1 - 14 Truffles

These are actually quite a healthy treat (the main ingredients are dates and walnuts). They are also really quick and easy to make.

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  • 2 cups of walnuts
  • 2 cups of dried medjool dates
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of good quality cocoa powder
  • The grated zest and rind of 1 large orange
  • 100g melted dark chocolate (70% or more)


    1. Before you begin place some parchment paper onto a baking try.
    2. Put the walnuts and dates in a blender or food processor and blitz until the walnuts and dates are well combined, sticky and almost smooth in texture. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and add the cocoa powder and orange zest and rind.
    3. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and add the cocoa powder and orange zest and rind.
    4. Roll the mixture into balls (around the size of a walnut) and dip into the melted chocolate then place onto the parchment paper.
    5. Leave these to cool in the fridge until the chocolate has set.

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21st Dec, 2012
Look nice however not tried them
11th Nov, 2012
errrrrr.....well i personaly hated them but my grand parents loved them 'then again im only 12 years old' so im not a cooking geniouse :]....i wish i was
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