These vegan truffles are a perfect after-dinner dessert. They very simple and can be whipped up in minutes.  Sweet, creamy and chocolatey…all of the things you would want in a truffle.

Oh! I almost forgot to mention, they are packed with antioxidants, phytochemicals and fiber. I knew you were going to wonder about that.

This recipe uses dried plums as the base instead of heavy cream, butter and sugar. It is a great swap while maintaining a lot of flavor.

Vegan Plum Truffles | Zestful Kitchen

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Vegan Plum Truffles | Zestful Kitchen

Vegan Plum Truffles

  • Author: Lauren Grant of Zestful Kitchen

Ingredients

Scale

10 dried plums, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons Chocolate PB2*

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

2 teaspoons cocoa powder

2 tablespoons wheat bran

2 tablespoons shredded, sweetened coconut


Instructions

Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Alternate blending and scraping down the sides until everything is evenly incorporated. You may need a few drops of water to loosen the mixture, make sure to keep it a thick paste.

Remove mixture from processor and form into balls by tablespoon. Wet hands with water to make the rolling process easier.

Roll balls through preferred topping. I used toasted shredded coconut and corn flakes but chopped nuts, powdered sugar, cocoa and sprinkles are great as well.

Refrigerate for an hour to firm up.


Notes

*If you don’t have PB2 substitute 1 tablespoon peanut butter and increase the cocoa powder by 1 teaspoon.

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Lauren Grant is a professional culinary food scientist, food writer, recipe developer, and food photographer. Lauren is a previous magazine editor and test kitchen developer and has had work published in major national publications including Diabetic Living Magazine, Midwest Living Magazine, Cuisine at Home Magazine, EatingWell.com, AmericasTestKitchen.com, and more.

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