Friday, March 16, 2012

Chocolate Orange Truffles ~ Raw Vegan Recipe


  • 2 cups almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • Cocoa powder for rolling
  • In a food processor fitted with an “S” blade, process the almonds until finely ground. This takes about a minute. 
  • Add in the pitted and chopped dates, cocoa powder, vanilla and orange extract. 
  • Process again until the mixture begins to clump together. 
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop out even sized balls, and roll between hands to shape. 
  • For the final finish, roll each truffle lightly in cocoa powder.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 24 truffles.

nutritional information:       calories: 105      fat: 6 gr       carb: 12 gr       protein: 3 gr

This super simple recipe was in the winter edition of Pasticcio Quartz, a small, independent art zine published quarterly by Angela Cartwright and Sarah Fishburn. Lots of you will recognize Angela from Lost in Space, The Sound of Music, etc. What you may not know is she's now an artist and she and Sarah create the most wonderful art books together. One of my favorites is, In This House: A Collection of Altered Art Imagery and Collage Techniques

Copies of Pasticcio Quartz !3 are still available, just click the image below.


  1. Im making theese!

  2. Your nutritional information is in grams, why not your ingredients? Would be easier for your faithful followers in Europe :)

  3. I made these truffles and they were soooo good! My kids, who turn their nose up at everything, ate them all. I will be making more! Thanks

  4. I made a recipes similar to this last week! So good :)

  5. These look great I love orange and chocolate, I wonder if they would taste good with maca?

  6. Lisa, these look awesome! I love chocolate and orange together. Must put on the "to make" list!! :)



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