Festive Boozy Chocolate Balls

Choc xmas ball

Looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate this Christmas? These gorgeous little festive balls are simple to make and can be kept in the freezer.

The raw cacao and cacao nibs in this recipe are essential to create an alcohol infused taste. The recipe is alcohol free but the process of roasting raw cacao gives it a definite boozy flavour. The combination of spices makes these delicious little treats taste just like christmas.


Makes 20


200g chopped dried dates

1 tsp cacao nibs

1 tbsp cacao powder

Half tsp cloves

Pinch of cinnamon

Pinch of ginger

Pinch of nutmeg

Pinch of cardamon

2 tbsp melted coconut oil

1 tsp maple syrup

50g wyldsson dark choc cherry 


Add everything to a high powdered blender and blitz. Add a drop or two of water if you’re struggling to combine everything well

Spoon out into a bowl and use your hands to roll chunks of mixture into little festive balls

Place onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and put in the fridge to set

Place in the freezer a couple of hours before serving to thaw a little

Choc puds

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