These amazing truffles are to die for! Roasted nuts meets caramel meets chocolate and the holyness is deliciously topped with sea salt 😍 Need I say more to get you convinced? No! Simply scroll down for the recipe👇
I simply had to borrow this wonderful recipe from Evelinas Ekologiska and her blog! But I added a recipe for almond butter as well since it can be quite expensive! So if you have store bought almond butter, perfect! Just skip the first recipe and go on from there. If you have regular almonds, keep reading!
Almond butter - about 1/2 cup
200 g natural almonds (aka not roasted in oil or salted)
A pinch of sea salt
1. (Optional - blanch the almonds to remove the skin. It gives a smoother butter but either way is fine)
2. Lightly roast the almonds in a dry frying pan - a minute or two is enough but use your nose to make sure they don't get burnt.
3. Put the almonds in a (powerful) blender together with the sea salt
4. Start mixing the nuts. Add a lot of patience! Make sure you check the blender often to press down the paste from the side of the blender. So basically blend, pause, press down, blend, pause, press down repeat an unreasonably amount of times.
Trust me the oils from the nuts will eventually start to separate and you'll get a really creamy butter! This works for peanuts as well and can be used as a really nice spread or as the main ingredient in the following recipe! Yay!
Almond truffles - recipe
Almond truffles - about 25 pieces
1/2 cup almond butter
3/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup maple syrup or agave
1/2 tsp vanilla powder
A pinch of sea salt
150 g Dark chocolate
1. In a big bowl - mix everything, except the chocolate, and add more almond flour if it is too runny. Taste and add more salt or syrup if needed.
2. Shape the mixture into balls and place them in the fridge while melting the chocolate
3. Melt the chocolate in a water bath. Cover the balls in chocolate and sprinkle some salt over each one.
4. Let them cool in the fridge. Enjoy! (After indulging the deliciousness, store them in the fridge)