March 16th, 2017 | Posted By: Magdalena Wszelaki | Posted in Desserts, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Velvet Cacao Truffles


Cacao Truffles Recipe Video

This recipe for Cacao Truffles is a guilt-free dessert that contain both veggies and fruit. They are the perfect blend of sweet and tart for an after dinner treat. The beet and avocado mixture give the inside filling a smooth and rich texture, while also providing good fats and a boost of progesterone. The cacao also provides the necessary magnesium that a woman’s body needs and craves for optimum hormone balance. Get creative with your favorite toppings, like coconut flakes, turmeric, and walnuts to give these cacao truffles your own twist!  Full recipe and video are included below.

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Cacao Truffles
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 10-12 servings
  • 2 medium beets
  • 1 large avocado
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup raspberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups unsweetened cacao powder

    Optional ingredients for garnish:
  • walnuts, finely chopped
  • coconut flakes
  • turmeric powder
  • additional cacao powder
How To Make
  1. Fill a medium saucepan with water and bring to boil. Add in the beets, cook until fork tender (about 40 minutes). Strain.
  2. Let beets cool, then peel off skin and cut into cubes.
  3. Using a food processor or blender, blend the beets, avocado, blueberries, raspberries, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until a smooth texture forms.
  4. Next, pour in the cacao powder ( ½ cup at a time) to evenly blend in with the fruit and veggie mixture. Add enough cacao powder so that the mixture starts to thicken.
  5. Place mixture into a bowl and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Note: refrigerating overnight will make mixture harder and easier to roll into balls.
  6. Using a spoon, scoop out mixture into your hands and roll into a ball
  7. Next, roll ball into toppings of your choice - walnuts, coconut flakes, additional cacao powder or even turmeric. Enjoy!


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One Comment to Velvet Cacao Truffles

  1. Mine are a complete failure 🙁 Even though they looked about the same consistency when picked up, when rolled into the shape I lost half on my hands and never hardened more so I am pretty much eating them with a spoon. Delicious though. Do you happen to have the macro breakdown? Thanks

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