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Recipes

Hazelnut Praline Truffles

Ingredients

  • 100g of Dark Chocolate (min 70%)
  • 1/3 Cup of Full Fat Coconut Milk (80ml)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Sugar
  • 35g of Hazelnut Butter
  • Cacao Powder for Dusting

Today is my birthday so I thought it was the perfect time to share one of my favourite chocolate recipes. There was an old version of this recipe but this one is so much better and much easier too. These hazelnut praline truffles are little bites of heaven, they’re smooth and creamy with the perfect amount of sweet and nuttiness. I love making them for after dinner treats if I’m having people over and they’re especially perfect for festive munching this time of year.

 Add the chocolate to a bowl and microwave it until just starting to melt. In a small saucepan, heat the coconut milk and coconut sugar until it’s just coming to the boil. Whisk in the hazelnut butter until smooth.

Slowly pour the hot coconut milk over the chocolate and stir it very gently as it melts the chocolate. If you whisk it or stir too vigorously it will go stiff so stir it very gently, just until the combined.

Place a layer of clingfilm over the mixture, so that it is touching the chocolate (this will stop a skin forming) and pop it in the fridge for about 2 hours until firm but scoopable.

Lightly dust a clean surface with cacao powder and roll a spoonful of the chocolate in it. Shape into balls or cubes. Store in the fridge and serve at room temperature.

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23 Comments to Hazelnut Praline Truffles

  1. Jason says:

    MOST dark chocolate does contain milk. Sorry. It is NOT suitable for vegans nor those with diary allergies.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/05/27/a-lot-of-dark-chocolate-has-milk-in-it-even-when-it-says-it-doesnt/

    • Indy Power says:

      Yes many dark chocolates do contain milk products but I think anyone who is vegan or who has a serious dairy allergy has brands that they know suit them or is aware of what to look out for, as I’ve stated in previous posts. Good heads up though!

  2. Sara says:

    Would it be possible to use pecans or another form of not for the filling? Definitely gonna try this recipe it looks delicious!

  3. Lenka says:

    Absolutely divine and so easy to make! Thanks again for a great recipe.

  4. Ciara says:

    Made these. They are AMAZING. Just wondering how long they will keep? I have them in a sealed bag in the fridge… I can’t imagine they will last very long though.

    • Indy Power says:

      Hi Ciara, so glad you loved them! They should last perfectly sealed in the fridge for 1-2 weeks, if you have that much willpower!x

      • Ciara says:

        They actually lasted near the two weeks! They are perfect for my sweet tooth – too filling to eat too many! And I made a batch for visitors at the wkend. They wouldn’t believe that they were homemade. Thought they were Butlers chocolates!

  5. Cate says:

    Thank you for this recipe Indy, I cannot wait to try these out. Happy birthday to you, have a lovely day.

  6. Happy Birthday and a big Thank You for all your wonderful receipes

  7. Sandra says:

    Happy Birthday to you ????

  8. Elizabethe Mullin says:

    Can I use chopped hazelnuts instead of hazelnut butter as I don’t have it at minute. Thanks, love your recipes and oh a Very Happy Birthday.

  9. sinead says:

    where can you buy hazelnut butter ??

  10. Viv says:

    Can I ask is the coconut milk from a can or a carton?

  11. Fiona says:

    Just wondering …is the “80l” of coconut milk meant to be 80ml?!

  12. Ciara says:

    I was thinking of making these tonight for a work Chris Kindle. How would I go about altering the receipe to add in a drop of whiskey? I’m worried they might come out a bit too runny? Should I reduce the amount of coconut milk ever so slightly? 🙂