xmas truffles

Fruit, Nut and Spice Festive Truffles

Looking for a festive indulgence that is healthy as well? Try blending up these dairy-free, gluten-free, fruit and nut truffles. Also great to give away as a gift.
Course Snack
Servings 10 truffles


  • 100 g raisins 2/3 cup
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange rind
  • 1 tsp mixed spice i.e. cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom
  • 100 g mixed nuts
  • 2 tsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 Tblsp coconut oil
  • Desiccated coconut for rolling


  • Desiccated coconut for rolling
  • Mix the raisins, orange juice, finely grated orange rind and mix spice in a glass jug and leave to marinate overnight (or for at least 3 hours).
  • Add mix to Omniblend and blend using PULSE until incorporated well
  • Add in the nuts
  • Blend using PULSE until everything starts sticking together. You are going for a ‘rough blend’ – not completely smooth
  • Mix in the ground flaxseed and coconut oil with a spoon.
  • Spread a layer of desiccated coconut onto a plate.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the mix onto the coconut and then roll into balls.
  • Refrigerate for an hour or more before serving. Enjoy!


Recipe adapted from kindearth.net
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