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Hazelnut and prune balls

Delicious hazelnut and prune balls covered with chocolate!

Vegan, soy free, gluten free | 10-12 balls | DESSERT


  • 140g hazelnuts
  • 150g prunes
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 100g dark (85%) chocolate



1.Preheat your oven to 180°C and on a baking tray line a parchment paper and bake the hazelnuts for few minutes until golden.

2.Pulse the nuts in a food processor until nicely crushed.

3.Add the prunes and cocoa powder and blend until everything sticks together.

4.At this stage, taste the mixture, the sweetness might be ok for you. If not add powdered sugar and blend to combine.

5.Shape in mixture into small balls and store in the fridge for few minutes.

6.Crumble the chocolate into a bowl and place it over a pot with boiling water, creating a bain-marie (the bowl shouldn't be touching the hot water!). Wait for the chocolate to melt and remove from the heat. Alternatively, melt in the microwave.

7.Dip one by one the balls into the melted chocolate and stir around carefully until fully covered. Remove the ball from the melted chocolate with a fork or spoon and place on tray with a parchment paper.

8.Store in the fridge.



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