Jane Green's

Chocolate Nut Truffles

‘I am donating my recipe as part of Cakes for Apes. International Animal Rescue are truly the last and only hope for orangutans in West Borneo so it’s time to get baking and show your support!’


  • 1 cup nuts; cashews, macadamia or almonds

  • 3-4 tablespoons raw cacao powder

  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • unsweetened cacao powder or shredded coconut to finish


Grind nuts and cacao in a blender until smooth. Add vanilla, sweetener, coconut oil and process until blended.

Form into balls, around 1", and roll in cacao powder or coconut flakes to finish.

Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.


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