Date and Hazlenut Balls
4th Mar, 2015


  • Makes 8 balls
  • 200g dates, pitted
  • 100g ground almonds
  • 3 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 8 hazelnuts

Equipment required:

Place the dates in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave to stand for 20 minutes until softened. Then drain the dates and place them in a food processor with the ground almonds, cacao powder and sea salt. Blitz until the mixture forms a soft dough. Remove the mixture from the food processor and divide into 8 small pieces. Flatten the first piece in your hand and place the hazelnut in the middle, then roll the mixture around and form a small ball in your hands. Place onto a plate and dust with cacao powder. Repeat this for the remaining balls.

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