No-Bake Raw Rosewater Chocolate Truffles Recipe

No-Bake Raw Rosewater Chocolate Truffles Recipe

It’s time for truffles! I made these sweet treats for Ean’s birthday last year as I was surprising him with a dinner party and Rockband. Some of our guests were lactose intolerant, gluten intolerant, allergic to nuts and vegan so I opted to make this raw dessert to satisfy everyone! No one can resist chocolate truffles, but these are guilt-free. If you find them too bitter, you can add more maple syrup or use sweetened chocolate.

Makes 14 truffles | Preparation time: 30 minutes

No-Bake Raw Rosewater Chocolate Truffles Recipe


1 1⁄4 cups cacao powder
3⁄4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp rose extract
1⁄2 tsp salt
2 dates

For garnish (from the top, clockwise):
matcha powder, chopped goji berries, chopped pistachios, lavender, cacao powder, bee pollen.


1. In a food processor, blend the dates then add all ingredients and continue mixing until smooth.
2. Scoop and mold into little balls using a teaspoon.
3. Place in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes to let them harden a bit.
4. Set out your garnishes on individual plates and roll your truffle in them.

This article was originally published on Natasha’s blog, The Haute Madeline. For more sweet recipes, visit Photos via (1,2)


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