Protein Raspberry & Chocolate truffles

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These little truffles are literally bites of heaven! Apart from looking incredibly pretty they are packed with skin loving antioxidants thanks to the raspberries powder and with amazing plant protein thanks to Pealicious vegan protein powder.

They are super easy to throw together and they make a great gift to bring to a dinner or birthday party.

Makes 10-12 truffles depending on the size

Ingredients:

1 cup of raw cashews

3 tablespoon of raspberry powder

2 tablespoons of agave nectar

2 tablespoons of melted cacao butter

1 tablespoon of Pealicious protein powder

For the chocolate topping:

100gr of good quality dark chocolate

 

A handful of cacao nibs to decorate

Place the cashews into a food processor and let it blitz for 7-10 minutes until they start to turn into a buttery paste. It almost need to resemble shop store cashew butter. Make sure to scrape the sides from time to time to make sure everything get blended well.

While the cashews are in the food processor melt the cacao butter. Heat a pan full of water on a medium heat. Cover it with a ceramic or glass bowl. Place the cacao butter in the bowl and let it melt gently.

Add the melted cacao butter and all the remaining ingredients to the food processor and blitz for a further minute until everything is well combined. You should have a relatively sticky, firm dough. Roll it into balls and place them in the fridge to firm up for at least 2 hours.

Remove the balls from the fridge and dip them into the melted chocolate. Sprinkle them with cacao nibs (optional) and let them cool for at least 1 hour. Enjoy!

Store them in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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