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Christmas Pudding Truffles (Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Refined Sugar-free)

These simple to make Christmas truffles are Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Soya-free, Refined Sugar-free and suitable for those on the vegan, SCD, GAPS and Paleo (without the chocolate coating) diets.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings 20
Author Roo Montague


  • 100 g prunes - dried and pitted
  • 70 g almonds - flaked or whole
  • 32 g raisins
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1/2 clementine - zest and juice
  • 50 g dark chocolate - dairy free and sugar-free - Roo used Free'ist
  • 10 g coconut oil - or butter if you can tolerate it


  • Place all the ingredients, apart from the chocolate into a mini food processor (or 'normal' one if that is all you have). Whizz until you have a smooth paste. You may have to stop and start a lot and scrape down the sides to achieve this
  • Place the mixture in the freezer for 10 minutes (this make it easier to handle)
  • Remove the mixture from the freezer and roll it into approx. 20 bite-sized balls
  • Place back in the freezer for 10 minutes while you prepare the chocolate shell
  • Break the chocolate into pieces and place in a heatproof bowl. Add the coconut oil.
  • Either place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, or into the microwave, to melt the mixture together. If you are using a microwave, melt the chocolate slowly (15 seconds at a time between stirs) or it will burn
  • Remove the truffles from the freezer and roll them in the melted chocolate mixture
  • Place on a plate and refrigerate until set and ready to eat


Nutrition data for information only

Nutrition (Approx)

Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg