Vegan chocolate truffles - easy vegan recipe

Easy Vegan Recipe: Chocolate Truffles

This week we are sharing an easy vegan recipe – deeply decadent vegan chocolate truffles. These luscious vegan truffles are an ideal after-dinner treat and perfect enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee. What’s more, they are exceptionally easy to make. So roll up your sleeves, rake out your spatula and try not to lick the bowl!

Ingredients for chocolate truffles easy vegan recipe

125 g vegan dark chocolate

95 g coconut milk (tinned)

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp maple syrup

Pinch of Sea Salt

Flavouring ideas:

Orange oil or peppermint oil

Or for a boozy coffee truffle try 1/4 tsp coffee powder and 1 tsp whisky Cocoa Powder, for coating

Method for chocolate truffles easy vegan recipe

Break the chocolate into small chunks and place in a bowl.

In a small saucepan, heat the coconut milk on low heat until it simmers – be sure not to let it boil.

Take off the heat and pour hot coconut milk over chocolate and let sit for a minute or two.

Once rested, stir until the chocolate has fully melted and you have a smooth ganache consistency.

Add vanilla, maple syrup, Sea Salt and flavourings (if you are using them) and stir well.

Chill the bowl of ganache in the fridge for 2-3 hours or until it is thick, firm and  can be scooped (be sure to check and stir every 1/2 hour so it chills evenly.)

Once set, use a teaspoon to scoop the ganache, then roll it into balls (make sure your hands are clean and cool.)

Dust with cocoa Powder.

Note: the truffles need to be kept in the in fridge.

To celebrate World Vegan Month, we are sharing some of our favourite vegan recipes

Check out blog posts and our Facebook for more scrumptious vegan treats. Whilst you’re checking out ihampers, why not take a look at our delicious range of vegan gifts and vegan hampers. Each make the ideal present for friends, family and colleagues who follow a vegan lifestyle, and we guarantee the contents are all delicious.

With love ihampers x

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