A perfect homemade chocolate truffle packed with superfoods to energise you through the festive season.  These are delicious as a homemade Christmas gift and because they do not contain any dairy will keep for about 1-2 weeks in the fridge.

Superfood Chocolate Truffles


Makes around 12 truffles

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Chilling time: 1-2 hours


What’s Good About It?

These chocolate treats are much lower in sugar than shop bought versions and packed with nutrients to keep you energised.


  1. Place the nut butter, maple syrup, cacao  butter in a small pan and warm through to melt the cacao butter. Place in a food processor with the cacao powder, dried cherries, superfood powders, sea salt, cinnamon and process to combine. Stir in remaining ingredients if wished or pulse them in to chop them a little.
  2. Spoon the mixture into a small bowl and chill for 1-2 hours to firm up.
  3. When the mixture is firm use a spoon to scoop out walnut size balls. Roll into balls and place on a sheet of baking parchment. Roll the truffles in a little cacao powder.
  4. Store in the fridge until required.

Did You Know?

You could replace the cocoa powder for Chocolate protein powder if wished for a protein boost

115g cashew or almond nut butter

60g maple syrup

60g cacao butter or dark chocolate

2tbsp cacao powder

30g dried berries

2tsp maca powder

Pinch of sea salt

½ tsp. vanilla extract

1tsp ground cinnamon

30g shelled hemp seeds, optional

30g dried cherries, optional (or chopped stem ginger)


To coat: cocoa powder