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three keto chocolate truffles rolled in a bed of cacao powder
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Keto Chocolate Truffles

The perfect recipe if you want a chocolatey quick treat. These keto truffles have the wow factor, are supremely satisfying AND are actually HEALTHY. Only 4 ingredients and 10 minutes prep! They make a wonderful edible gift, too.
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 58kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 oz / 170g avocado flesh circa 1 large or 2 small avocado (3/4 cup mashed)
  • 3.5 oz / 100g dark chocolate 90% cocoa solids, or sugar free chocolate
  • 2 tbsp powdered erythritol or more, to taste
  • 1/8 tsp salt

To coat

Instructions

  • Remove the stone and peel from the avocado. Place the avocado meat and salt in a mixing bowl and blitz with a stick blender until smooth. Alternatively, mash REALLY WELL with a fork.
  • Melt the chocolate (***see notes) and stir in the powdered erythritol. Add to the avocado and mix well.
  • Take roughly 1 tbsp and roll into truffles. Place the cacao powder in a bowl and roll the truffles through it to coat.

Notes

Net carbs: 1.1g per truffle (weighing 15g each)
Store in the fridge for 1 week. Suitable for freezing.
***How to melt chocolate without it seizing/curdling:
Bain-marie (AKA water bath): Place the chocolate pieces into a bowl. Place into bowl into another bowl or pot with boiled water. The heat from the water will slowly melt the chocolate. Make sure you stir continuously
Microwave: Microwave the chocolate 1 minute on high. Check. Microwave up to another 30 seconds, until your chocolate is half-melted. Remove and stir until fully melted. If necessary, microwave again in 10 second intervals.
Flavour suggestions
Orange: 1 tsp orange extract and 1 tbsp grated orange zest.
Nutty: 2 tbsp almond butter and roll in 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds or hazelnuts
OR: 1 tsp maple extract/mint extract/coffee extract/ground cinnamon 

Nutrition

Serving: 15g | Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.9g | Protein: 0.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 0.5g