'Terrys' Chocolate Orange Truffles
Makes 13 truffles or 1 small orange and 5 truffles
- 1 1/2 cups Dates
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Orange Rind
- 1/3 cup blanched Almonds or another nut
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Maple Syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Cocoa
- 1/4 cup Desiccated coconut
Place all the ingredients, except the coconut, in a blender and process until well combined.
Option 1. Divide the mixture into even portions and roll into balls.
Roll the balls in the coconut and refrigerate.
Option 2. Cut an orange in half and remove the insides.
Spoon mixture into the orange halves and press the mixture into the Coconut.
Press the 2 halves together.
Cut the orange again, creating quarters.
Press the newly made segments into the Coconut so that all the chocolate edges are coated in coconut.
Put the quarters together and wrap.