076 – Date Almond Truffles

Feb 24, 2015 | Desserts

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Very easy

Ingredients :

2 cups of pitted dates
2 cups blanched slivered almonds
Natural unsweetened shredded coconut
2 tablespoons of honey
1 tablespoon of orange blossom water
½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder

Directions :

Boil the water in a pot, and steam the dates for 20 minutes.
On medium heat, roast the almonds in a pan till they become golden brown.
Stir from time to time.
Pour almonds and dates into a food processor and mix together until you get a thick paste.
When done, add honey, cinnamon, and orange blossom water and mix with your hands.
Make balls from the paste the size of walnuts and roll them in the shredded coconut.
Serve the truffles cold. Enjoy!

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