Chocolate Truffles Recipe (vegan)

Dangerously-delicious, rich, and decadent Vegan Chocolate Truffles that are dairy-free and only require two ingredients! They are the perfect make-ahead dessert to make for guests.

chocolate truffle recipe

They’re ridiculously soft and fudgy. Again, a real sophisticated dessert to serve to guests. They will never know you only used two ingredients and no heavy cream. ♡

Ingredients to make vegan chocolate truffles

Sweetened condensed coconut milkThis key ingredient will add velvetiness and sweetness.
Cocoa powderWill add the chocolate flavor.
Flake saltOptional, but will help to provide a nice balance of salty-sweet.

There is no substitution for sweetened condensed coconut milk, sorry.

How do you make truffles from scratch?

All you need to make these delicious two-ingredient chocolate truffles is sweetened condensed coconut milk and a good quality cocoa powder.

Not only is the sweetened condensed coconut milk provide velvetiness, but it will also sweeten each one perfectly.

chocolate truffle batter in a cookie scoop

Here’s how to make truffles from scratch.

1.) Have your kitchen tools ready. For this recipe, you will need a large mixing bowl, a spatula, a cookie scooper or spoon, and something to place your truffles into. When ready, in a large bowl, add the condensed coconut milk.

2.) Sift the cocoa powder into the condensed milk while folding and mixing with a spatula.

3.) Repeat the sifting and mixing until a thick and the fudgiest mixture forms.

4.) Place the chocolate into the fridge, covered for a minimum of two hours to thicken. Overnight is best.

5.) Form into balls with a cookie scooper, tablespoon measuring tool, or spoon. Sprinkle flake salt on each one right before dusting them into cocoa powder. Enjoy right away or place back into the fridge until ready to serve.

dark chocolate truffle rolled into cocoa powder

Do chocolate truffles have truffles in them?

Despite their name, chocolate truffles do not contain any truffles in them. They get their name because they look like truffle mushrooms.

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Read the recipe from start to finish. You will better understand the flow of the recipe and identify any unfamiliar words or methods.

Shop for the ingredients beforehand. When you shop ahead, you are less likely to swap out ingredients for what you don’t have, thus creating a complete recipe fail!

Did you make this recipe? Don’t forget to leave a comment below and an honest rating. ♡

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a bowl of chocolate truffles
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Chocolate Truffles Recipe (vegan)


  • Author: Ashley Altan
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes (not including fridge time)
  • Total Time: 2-24 hours
  • Yield: makes 2025 truffles 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Vegan Chocolate Truffles that are dairy-free and easy-to-make! Perfect to serve to guests as a decadent dessert.


Ingredients

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  • 1 can of sweetened condensed coconut milk, that’s 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp 
  • 2 cups cocoa powder plus additional for coating the truffles
  • Flake salt, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the sweetened condensed coconut milk.
  2. Sift in the cocoa powder, about 1/2 cup at a time. Mix well until the cocoa fully emerges into the condensed coconut milk. In the beginning, the cocoa powder wants to resist mixing in. Keep stirring, it will fully mix in! A densely thick mixture should be the final result.
  3. When ready, cover the bowl and place it into the fridge for a minimum of two hours or even up to 3 days.
  4. Once chilled, grab the chocolate and roll about 1/2 tablespoon or so into your palms and roll it into a ball. Lastly, sprinkle each truffle with flake salt right before giving it a dusting of cocoa powder.
  5. Once all the truffles are fully coated with cocoa powder, place them back into the fridge until ready to serve to guests.

Enjoy!

 

Notes

If the chocolate mixture is not dense enough, simply continue to add more cocoa powder until you are confident that the balls will hold their shape.

  • Category: vegan desserts
  • Method: no-bake
  • Cuisine: American

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1 Comment

  1. Martha says:

    It looks so yummy. Thank you for your recipe. Because I am trying to be a vegan and enjoy healthy snacks.

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