Mostly-Raw Devilishly-Dark Chocolate Cake Truffles

by | Feb 13, 2018 | General, Recipes

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Nothing says I love you like Mostly-Raw Devilishly-Dark Chocolate Cake Truffles!

These quick and easy treats are absolutely delicious and decadent – prefect when you need to impress that special someone.  Dark chocolate cake truffles are a surefire winner and they take practically no time at all to prep, but will absolutely delight all the senses!

Mostly-Raw Devilishly-Dark Chocolate Cake Truffles
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    For the Raw Cake Truffles:
  • 1-1/2 cups walnuts, raw (6.1 ounces)
  • 1-1/2 cup pecans, raw (6.1 ounces)
  • 1 cup medjool dates (5.3 ounces plus 2 dates)
  • ¾ cup raw cacao (2.9 ounces)
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan sea salt
  • For The Coating:
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate, melted (the only non-raw ingredient)
  • 1 cup unsweetened raw coconut, finely shredded


    For the Raw Cake Truffles:
  1. Soak nuts for 2 hours, then drain.
  2. In food processor, blend all ingredients until it forms a smooth, rich ball.
  3. Shape into truffles, and refrigerate.
  4. For the Coating:
  5. Using a chocolate dipping tool, or similar, dip each chilled ball into the melted chocolate, ensuring that coat the ball completely, and then shake off all the excess chocolate.
  6. Immediately and gently roll the dipped ball into the coconut.
  7. Place on waxed paper to set.
  8. Chill the balls.


Some tips: *Instead of coating the cake truffles in melted chocolate, roll them in raw cacao mixed with a touch of cayenne and/or cinnamon.

*Press the cake into a spring form pan and chill. Remove from the pan and coat with ganache. Sprinkle coconut on top.

*Press the cake into a spring form pan and chill. Remove from the pan and using a cookie cutter, cut into petite fours. Coat with ganache and/or a glaze, then top with vegan candy sprinkles.


dairy free
egg free


Nutrition Facts
    Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 3439
  • % Daily Value*

  • Total Fat: 245 g 376.92%
  • Saturated Fat: 122 g 610%
  • Cholesterol: 29 mg 9.67%
  • Sodium: 1083 mg 45.13%
  • Potassium: 2610 mg 74.57%
  • Total Carbohydrate: 331 g %
  • Sugar: 235 g
  • Protein: 62 g
  • Vitamin A: 0.6%
  • Calcium: 290 mg 29%
  • Iron: 17 mg 94.44%
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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