Chocolate Almond & Coconut Balls

chocolate almond & coconut balls

Extremely simple and delicious Chocolate Almond & Coconut Balls using just 5 easily sourced naturally gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free ingredients.

They are perfect for when entertaining family or friends and if you have kids they will really enjoy making these.

Great for a quick dessert or even as a snack and will last for a long time in the fridge so you don’t have to eat them all at once!

Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls

Chocolate Almond & Coconut Balls

gluten free, vegan, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freezeing Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 balls

Ingredients

  • 70 g desiccated coconut
  • 70 g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

Ingredient for the chocolate:

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 12.5 g cacao powder
  • Small pinch of salt

Method

  1. To a mixing bowl add the desiccated coconut and ground almonds and mix together
  2. Now add the melted coconut oil and maple syrup and mix throughly
  3. With your hands simply roll the mix into even size balls and place on a small baking tray lined with baking paper (making sure the tray will fit into your freezer)
  4. Place the balls into the freezer for 8 minutes whilst you make the chocolate sauce
  5. To a Bain Marie add the melted coconut oil, maple syrup and salt and mix
  6. Slowly add the cacao powder whisking it into the sauce until smooth
  7. Remove the balls from the freezer and simply evenly coat each with the chocolate sauce before placing back onto the tray and placing in the freezer for 20 minutes

Tips

These will last in a sealed container in the fridge for up to a week so you don’t have to eat them all at once!

LOVE chocolate? Then make sure you also try my “3 Ingredient Chocolate Truffles

Creating these balls? Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @healthylivingjames Facebook @healthylivingjames or Twitter @healthylivingJW so I can see what you create! Want to save it for later then pin it on Pinterest @healthylivingJW

coconut & almond balls

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Chocolate Almond & Coconut Balls

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