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Dark chocolate isn’t just delicious, it’s great for your heart. Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet on Mass Appeal, NBC TV Affiliate WWLP.com January 2012 shows you how to make your own truffles with cacao, coconut oil, maca, and other super organic foods for your health, vitality and pleasure.

*This TV segment omitted the virgin coconut oil in the recipe that appeared on the screen. 

*Here is my delicious, luscious, recipe for you to make them at home. 

Leslie Cerier’s Famous Cacao Truffles

Here is my delicious luscious cacao truffle recipe, and yes, I do eat at least one a day.

These truffles are very popular in many of my hands on farm to table cooking class weekend workshops, now available on Zoom

 

Leslie Cerier’s Famous Cacao Truffles

Here is my delicious luscious cacao truffle recipe, and yes, I do eat at least one a day.

Recipe Copyright © 2009 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier

Makes 30 walnut size Truffles (balls)

1 cup grated cacao butter

1 cup cacao powder

1/3 cup -1/2 cup maple syrup*

4 Tablespoons organic extra virgin coconut oil

1 tablespoon maca powder

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt

2/3 cup combination of hemp seeds, shredded coconut, cacao nibs and goji berries

Put the grated cacao butter, cacao powder, maca, coconut oil, 1/3 cup maple syrup, vanilla and sea salt in the bowl of a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Taste and add more maple syrup, if desired.

Transfer cacao mixture to one side of a large plate. Shape into walnut sized balls.

Put the hemp seeds, shredded coconut, cacao nibs and goji berries on the other side of the large flat plate. Mix together; roll and coat the cacao truffle balls in hemp seed, coconut, cacao nib, goji berry mixture.

Eat immediately or store in a jar on the counter.

Recipe Copyright © 2009 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier

 

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