Cacao Delights

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Oozing with goodness and flavour, these delightful little treats might just knock your socks off!

Don’t be deceived by their simple appearance, because once you pop them into your mouth – you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

There are so many ways to experiment with this recipe too, you can roll them around in cacao nibs, desiccated coconut or add a dusting of extra cacao powder if you like.

This recipe yields about 35 mini balls, and they will store nicely in an airtight container for about two weeks.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of whole OR ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup of dates
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder/cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of agave or honey
  • 2 tablespoons of water

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Method:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a powerful blender/ ninja or bullet and blend everything together  until you have a slightly sticky mixture.
  2. Then, take about a teaspoon of the mixture and start rolling it around in the palms of your hands to create miniature balls.
  • If your blender isn’t particularly powerful, blend the ingredients a few at a time.

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