Christmas Spiced Truffles

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Wow... what a treat you are in for! If you're looking for homemade vegan chocolates recipe.. you MUST MAKE THIS! This is one of our fantastic recipes that we created for Tesco's #Vegmas Supper Club! These homemade dairy free truffles are chocolatey, creamy and super festive. They're a chocolate lovers dream. The perfect little bite! Also a great homemade gift idea for a vegan friends and family.

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For the recipe

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp cocoa powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>150ml full-fat coconut milk<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 cinnamon stick<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 cloves<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 whole allspice<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> zest of 1 clementine<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>250g dark chocolate<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Pinch of salt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp vanilla extract<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Saucepan | Heatproof bowl

For the coconut milk

  • Prepare a bain marie
  • Place the coconut milk in a saucepan, add the spices and the clementine zest
  • Place over a medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and allow the flavours to infuse for 30 minutes
  • Return to a boil and then Strain the coconut milk through a sieve and discard the spices

Add the chocolate

  • Break up the chocolate into small chunks
  • Put the chocolate and coconut milk in a bain marie and melt them together over a very low heat

Add the rest of the ingredients

  • Take the bowl off the heat, add the salt, vanilla extract, maple syrup and olive oil to the bowl and fold everything together to combine
  • Pour in to a container and place in the fridge to set

Shaping the truffles

  • Scoop equal portions of the mixture out of the bowl and roll all the portions into ping pong ball sized balls with cold hands

Finish and serve

  • Put the truffles on a plate and lightly dust with cocoa powder
  • Put the plate in the refrigerator and leave them to chill until firm
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