Vegan Chocolate Avocado Truffles
 
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Makes 20 truffles
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Serves: 5
Ingredients
  • 1 c quality semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 small avocado, mashed
  • ½ t vanilla extract
  • ¼ t espresso powder, optional, but you should really add it
Instructions
  1. Place avocado meat in food processor.
  2. Whip until smooth, making sure to scrape down sides of bowl.
  3. Place chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl and heat for 90 seconds.
  4. Every 30 seconds, remove bowl and stir chocolate.
  5. Once the chocolate is fully melted add the whipped avocado and mix well.
  6. Add espresso powder and vanilla extract and mix well.
  7. Cover with seran wrap and chill until solidified, approximately 3 hrs.
  8. Use 2 t scoop to make truffles, I used a leveled size 70 scoop.
  9. Coat with sprinkles, powdered sugar, chopped roasted walnuts or whatever your heart desires.
  10. Enjoy.
Notes
Be sure to add the avocado to the melted chocolate before you add the vanilla extract. Adding the vanilla extract first may make the chocolate seize, thereby making it difficult to mix in the avocado.
Recipe by I bake he shoots at http://ibakeheshoots.com/vegan-chocolate-avocado-truffles/