Low-carb chocolate avocado truffles

Low-carb chocolate avocado truffles

What's better than chocolate truffles? Chocolate avocado truffles. And what's better than chocolate avocado truffles? Low-carb chocolate avocado truffles! Small dairy-free wonders with a smashing taste of chocolate and lime. Surprise your guests with these delectable bundles of yum!

Low-carb chocolate avocado truffles

What's better than chocolate truffles? Chocolate avocado truffles. And what's better than chocolate avocado truffles? Low-carb chocolate avocado truffles! Small dairy-free wonders with a smashing taste of chocolate and lime. Surprise your guests with these delectable bundles of yum!
USMetric
20 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1 (7 oz.) 1 (200 g) ripe avocado, choppedripe avocados, chopped
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ ½ lime, zestlimes, zest
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch salt
  • 5 oz. 140 g dark chocolate with a minimum of 80% cocoa solids, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
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Instructions

  1. Mix avocado with vanilla extract using an immersion blender. It's important to use ripe avocado so the mixture can be completely smooth.
  2. Stir in lime zest and add a pinch of salt.
  3. Melt chocolate and coconut oil in water bath or microwave.
  4. Mix chocolate and avocado, combine well. Let rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes or until batter is firm but not completely solid.
  5. Form small truffle balls with your hands. Alternatively, use a small scoop or two teaspoons. Shape with your palms and roll in cocoa powder.

Tip!

You can store in the refrigerator up to one week or freeze.

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8 comments

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  2. Holly
    Can i use cacao powder instead of melted dark chocolate? Thank you :)
  3. Jean
    How big should be the ripe avocado?
  4. john
    Holly I don't think the powder would work. Jean it's not an exact science with this recipe. Do try this. No one can guess the "secret" ingredient and great for entertaining. I'll be making lots at Christmas.
  5. Frankie
    Can i use lemon zest instead of lime?
    Reply: #8
  6. MEGAN
    HOW MANY ARE ONE SERVING PER PERSON?
    Reply: #7
  7. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    HOW MANY ARE ONE SERVING PER PERSON?

    This recipe makes 20 servings. If you get 20 truffles, that means 1 is a serving.

  8. Hannah
    I did, and they're good! At least the batter is!
  9. Timon R
    They are amazing! I also put one table spoon of cocoa powder into the mixture and not only as the coating. That way they are even more bitter and choclatey!

    You are amazing Dietdoctor!! Thank you :D

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