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Easy Keto Truffles

Megan Ellam
Our super easy Keto Truffles are so delicious! Just 3 ingredients and so simple to make. The perfect chocolate treat!
5 from 48 votes!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert Snack
Cuisine Australian Keto
Servings 9 balls
Calories 62 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 50 g thickened cream
  • 90 g Atkins Mint Chip Chocolate Bars (3 bars) chopped, see notes
  • 15 g dark chocolate optional
  • pinch salt flakes

TOPPING OR COATING

  • Cocoa powder
  • Sugar free sprinkles
  • Melted chocolate

Instructions
 

CONVENTIONAL METHOD

  • Place cream into a saucepan or microwave until it begins to simmer. Remove from heat and pour into a mixing bowl.
  • Add chocolate to cream. Stir to combine and leave to rest for 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir until ganache is smooth. Cover with a piece of cling film and press onto surface of chocolate. Chill until mixture has set.
  • Use a cookie scoop or spoon to scoop small pieces (roughly 15g in size) and roll into balls. Roll into your choice of toppings or dip into melted chocolate and place onto a paper-lined plate. Enjoy immediately or keep chilled in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

THERMAL METHOD

  • Place cream and chocolate into mixer; chop 8 sec/speed 8. Scrape down sides of bowl and lid. Heat 2 min/50°C/speed 3. Extend time if needed. Pour into a shallow and wide bowl. Cover with a piece of cling film and press onto surface of chocolate. Chill until the mixture has set.
  • Use a cookie scoop or spoon to scoop small pieces (roughly 15g in size) and roll into balls. Roll into choice of toppings or dip into melted chocolate and place onto a paper-lined plate. Enjoy immediately or keep chilled in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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Notes

The extra 15g of chocolate is just to help make firmer truffles. You can fold in any flavoured extracts, edible oils, or crunchy "bits". Some other choices might include keto peanut butter truffles, vanilla extract, or even coffee to flavour.
 
I have included tips for substitutions for cream and chocolate bars in the blog post and FAQ's above.
 
This recipe yields approximately 9 keto truffle balls. The actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes. 
 
To calculate the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe by 9. The result will be the weight of one serving. 
 
Nutritional values shown are a guideline only. They are for 1 serving using the ingredients listed. 
All recipes have been tested using all of the cooking methods included by various recipe testers.
 
You can freeze the chocolate mint balls or store in the fridge for a max of 4-5 days.
 
The recipe card instructions contain the most basic of steps and a list of ingredients. If you have any queries, questions or are unsure of substitutions, please scroll up to the blog post for more information.

Nutrition

Serving: 1truffleCalories: 62kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 2mgPotassium: 6mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 88IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mgMagnesium: 1mgNet Carbs: 1g
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