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Gluten Free Vegan Mayan Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Chocolate, which comes from the beans of cacao trees and is native to Central and South America, is often mixed with spices in these cuisines to give it a richer flavor. To make these vegan truffles, we’re using cinnamon and cayenne, a traditional flavor combination in this region.

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Gluten Free Vegan Mayan Chocolate Truffles Recipe

To make these vegan truffles, we’re using cinnamon and cayenne, a traditional flavor combination in Central and South America.
Prep Time5 mins
Cooling Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 114kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces vegan dark chocolate
  • ½ cup canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Cacao powder optional

Instructions

  • Break the chocolate into a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Heat coconut milk in a small saucepan until bubbling and hot. Pour over the chocolate and let sit for 1 minute. Stir until melted and smooth.
  • Stir in the cinnamon, salt, and cayenne. Place the bowl in the refrigerator to cool for 2 hours.
  • Once cool, scoop the chocolate into small balls, then roll each ball in cacao powder. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Vegan Mayan Chocolate Truffles Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Sodium 98mg4%
Potassium 20mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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