Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles

Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles
Raw Food Diet sweet truffles, sugar free, fat free ingredients, full of protein, vitamins and trace elements, made from dried fruits & nuts, and fasting. Coated with a chocolate hat from cocoa and honey. It is very special truffles, easy to make and the view but also the taste do not leave many untouched.
Do not rush eat them, okay I let one to try, keep them for the next day or make the day before (!?), so as to mix the flavors and aromas of the ingredients together.
work: 30′ time: 30′ very easy:

Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles

Ingredients (∼18 Truffles)

  • 200 gr (7.1 oz) date
  • 10 figs whole, dried
  • 80 gr (2.8 oz) Pistachio
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • 1 orange, zest
  • 1 small shot of brandy
Remove pits from dates, put them in a bowl and sprinkle with brandy and orange zest. Mix. Cover with plastic wrap and leave aside for a while.
Peel the pistachios and cut the figs in four.
In the bowl of food processor, add the figs and dates to be worked on slightly.
Add the vanilla, ginger and pistachios (keep a few for coating at the end) to be worked on, whithout becoming dust.
It is sufficient to unite into a mass all the ingredients.
Take, with a spoon, a small amount of the mixture and form balls a little smaller than a nut. You roll them onto chopped peanut and place them on silicone surface.

Chocolate Coating

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
In a small bowl mix all the ingredients of the coating to unite in a homogenous and shiny chocolate cream.
Take one by one the balls and dip them in chocolate or lightly brush a little chocolate on them with a spoon, as if wearing a hat.
You place them on a dish and refrigerate. Eaten directly, if we prefer, they just tighten a little in the fridge, without petrified.
You can taste and enjoy a great little dessert, aromatic and unique. The chocolate, because of the oil it contains, remains supple and soft continuously.
Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles Fig Pistachio & Date Truffles

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