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Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Coconut truffles coated in cocoa powder make a sweet present not only for your better half, but also for friends and family. Just 4 ingredients, and you have the perfect recipe to win anybody’s heart. Just make sure you don’t eat them up yourself, they can easily get you addicted to them. I always find myself buying a box of chocolates or sweets when I have no idea what else to buy as a present, after all, you can never go wrong with that. So why not get the box ready yourself? A red heart-shaped one is just perfect to impress your loved one, no matter what the occasion is. After all, love is not celebrated only on Valentine’s Day, right?

If you love coconut, you must try these truffles. What I love about them is how the bitterness of the cocoa powder goes so well with the sweetness of the dessicated coconut and condensed milk. I used to find the condensed milk too sweet for my liking, and preferred to use the light version, which was less sweet. Even so, you really must not add any more sugar.  For this recipe. however, the cocoa powder does the trick, so no need for the light condensed milk. So easy to prepare them, no baking required.

Coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

 

Coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder
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Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder, a fabulous bite-size treat.

Author: Daniela Anderson
Ingredients
  • 200 g desiccated coconut
  • 200 g condensed milk
  • 40 g unsalted butter
  • 100 g cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, add the desiccated coconut and condensed milk.

  2. The butter is best to be used at room temperature, ideally quite soft, but if in rush, just pop it in the microwave for a few seconds, making sure it does not melt completely.
  3. Mix in the butter, then use your hands to shape the mixture into small balls.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, then roll the balls into cocoa powder.
  5. Serve chilled.

 

Enjoy! 🙂

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder

 

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9 Comments

  • Reply
    Ilona @ Ilona's Passion
    April 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    These truffles look so delicious! I want to make them so badly. Pinning!

  • Reply
    Chris
    April 2, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    Coconut and cocoa are great tastes for truffles!

  • Reply
    Lynz Real Cooking
    April 4, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    Looks so lovely!

  • Reply
    Millie Thom
    April 5, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    Decadent seems to be the right word for these. The look and sound so gorgeous.

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    Classic chocolate brigadeiros
    January 14, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    […] have made before Decadent coconut truffles dusted in cocoa powder, they are also made with condensed milk; another great treat, but really wanted to try the classic […]

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