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Melt in the mouth Sesame Chocolate Truffels

Sesame Chocolate Truffel

Sometimes it has to be chocolate. Usually I´m not such a big fan of sweets. Most of the time I would prefer savory treats, like a good piece of goat cheese, some spicy toasted nuts, a left over piece of pizza, … you get the idea. But once in a while I need chocolate to be happy. Even better, when it´s not only scrumptious but also healthy and loaded with proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, and dietary fibers. Like my super easy creamy bitter sweet sesame chocolate truffels.

I freeze the leftover truffles. When I get a chocolate craving, I pull one of these heavenly little balls out straight from the freezer and enjoy it cold.

Chocolate Sesame Truffels

Sesame Chocolate Truffels:
inspired by Dr. Ben Kings Almond Sesame Squares

1/2 cup sesame seed
1/2 cup sunflower seed
1/2 cup raw unsweetened cocoa powder
8 pitted dates
1/4 cup coconut butter (you can substitute the butter with good quality coconut oil)
1 TB agave syrup or maple syrup (you can take more if you like it sweeter)
1 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of sea salt
pinch of cardamom (optional)

for coating:
roasted sesame seeds, coconut flakes, cocoa powder

Soak the seeds for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Drain the seeds in a sieve.

Blend seeds, dates, cocoa powder, coconut butter, agave syrup, vanilla extract, salt and cardamom until creamy.

Roll into balls and cover with roasted sesame seeds, coconut flakes and cocoa powder.

Enjoy!



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3 Responses to "Melt in the mouth Sesame Chocolate Truffels"

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  1. Spencer

    October 1, 2012 at 06:26

    Looks absolutely delicious! I reckon I could eat about 100 of them.

  2. Petra Pfänder

    October 1, 2012 at 08:44

    I think I did :) I make them again and again and eat them even as s snack before work out.

  3. Non-Meat Marta

    January 20, 2013 at 11:03

    These are just brilliant – sweet and yet healthy!!! Love the recipe:).

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