Dairy Free Truffles

 

 

  • 300 g dairy-free dark chocolate morsels
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 240 ml light coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste , or vanilla extract
  • 1 handful of shredded coconut
  • Choice of nuts, such as pecans, hazelnuts and macadamias
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chambord
  • Grand Marnier
  • Baileys
  1. Place morsels into a bowl with the coconut oil. Heat the coconut milk in a small pan over a low heat, then pour into the bowl and stir gently to combine.
  2. Add 1/2 Tablespoon your choice of liquor to flavor if desired and allow the alcohol to cook off.
  3. Stir in the vanilla bean paste or vanilla extract. Cover the bowl with cling film, then place in the fridge to set for at least 4 hours.
  4. When the truffle mixture has almost set, toast the coconut under the broiler until lightly browned.
  5. Using a miniscoop, scoop out little balls of the truffle mixture and roll in the palm of your hands. .
  6. Roll the truffle ball in your choice of topping (cocoa powder, chopped nuts, coconut etc)
  7. Return to the refrigerator to firm

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