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Fragrant Chocolate Avocado Tea Truffles

Makes 15.

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    Fragrant Chocolate Avocado Tea Truffles

    You won’t taste the avocado in these creamy treats infused with the world’s tastiest superfood duo—chocolate and tea. Fudgelike, dense, and secretly healthy, these Valentine’s Day-worthy truffles truly deliver.

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    Fragrant Chocolate Avocado Tea Truffles

    Ingredients

    • 2 ripe avocados, pitted and flesh scooped out
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) coconut sugar
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp (10 mL) loose-leaf Earl Grey tea
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) orange zest
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL/3 oz) dairy-free dark chocolate chips, melted
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) shelled, unsalted pistachio, finely chopped

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories97
    • protein2g
    • fat7g
      • saturated fat2g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates8g
      • sugars4g
      • fibre3g
    • sodium4mg

    Directions

    01

    Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

    02

    In food processor, combine avocados, sugar, cocoa powder, tea, orange zest, and vanilla. Pureu0301e until smooth. Add melted chocolate and blend again until fully incorporated. Transfer to bowl, cover, and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours, until mixture has firmed up but is still pliable (if not, allow to sit at room temperature until it can be rolled).

    03

    Add chopped pistachios to a plate. Scoop out chilled mixture, roll into balls, roll balls in pistachios, and place on prepared baking sheet. Chill for 30 minutes until firm and transfer truffles to sealed container. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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