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Vegan Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles are the perfect holiday treat! These truffles are rich, creamy, chocolatey, and pepperminty, and they’re made with just five simple ingredients. Plus, they’re vegan and gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy them! If you’re looking for a delicious and easy Christmas dessert, look no further than these Vegan Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles: Guilt-Free Creamy Goodness!

 

Get your chocolate fix with a guiltless indulgence! Dark chocolate peppermint truffles offer a creamy, decadent flavor without the added guilt. The rich cocoa flavor is complemented by the refreshing taste of peppermint, making it impossible to resist having just one more.

 

Making them yourself is even easier than you might think; all you need are a few ingredients like dark chocolate and coconut cream that are easy to find at local grocery stores. The combination of these two ingredients gives you an incredibly smooth and creamy texture that melts in your mouth with every bite.

 

To complete the taste, add some crushed peppermint candy canes or peppermint extract for some zesty flavor. Dark chocolate peppermint truffles are perfect as gifts during the holidays or any time of year whenever you need a sweet indulgence without regretting it later.

 

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles: What Makes Them Healthy Inside?

 

These indulgent Vegan Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles are not only delicious, but healthy too! Blending a plant-based Coconut Cream with velvety vegan dark chocolate provides the perfect base for a delightfully creamy center. Then, an added hint of peppermint extract, a pinch of salt, and some cocoa powder bolsters the overall flavor and aroma. All of these wholesome ingredients come together to create a divinely delightful treat that’s as good for you as it is tasty!

 

Coconut Cream

 

Rich in healthy fats like lauric acid, coconut cream helps boost the immune system and even improves digestion. It has antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties that support good health.

 

Vegan Dark Chocolate

 

Dark vegan chocolate helps to reduce stress levels as it contains an ingredient called theobromine which has calming properties. All these great benefits make consuming vegan dark chocolate one of the best indulgences you can have!

 

Peppermint Extract

 

Peppermint has anti-inflammatory properties and can act as a pain reliever for those suffering from migraines or tension headaches. Additionally, peppermint may boost your energy levels due to its stimulatory effects and has even been used to help reduce respiratory infections like asthma or bronchitis.

 

Cocoa Powder

 

Studies have found that due to its powerful antioxidant properties, the cocoa powder may reduce inflammation in the body as well as protect the skin from sun damage. It can also reduce your risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

 

Perfect healthy little bites!

Perfect Healthy Little Bites!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

 

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Looking for a delicious vegan dessert? Look no further than these amazing Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles! They're perfect for the holidays - or any time you're feeling festive! Super easy to make, and seriously delicious. Try them out today!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, French
Servings 16 Truffles
Calories 18 kcal

Ingredients
  

Let's gather the ingredients!

  • ½ cup full-fat coconut cream
  • 9 ounces vegan dark chocolate finely chopped
  • ½ tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • cup dutch-processed cocoa powder

Instructions
 

Let's Begin!

  • In a medium saucepan, heat the coconut cream over medium-low heat, just until the edges begin to simmer.
  • Immediately turn off the heat, then add the dark chocolate. Stir to combine until everything is smooth, creamy, and fully combined.
  • Once the mixture is smooth, transfer it to a medium bowl, then add peppermint extract and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine, then set uncovered in the fridge just until solidified but still pliable.
  • Scoop out a heaping tablespoon of the chocolate, then use your hands to gently shape the truffles. Set aside on a dish lined with parchment paper.
  • Repeat until all the truffles are scooped and shaped.
  • Set the cocoa powder on a large plate, then roll the truffles around until they are fully covered.
  • Serve immediately or store covered in the fridge for up to a week.
  • To serve, let them come to room temperature for maximum smooth creaminess.
  • Enjoy with family and friends!
Keyword Dark Chocolate, peppermint, Truffles, vegan

For More Holiday Vegan Recipes

 

I’ve provided a list of vegan dishes that are all made completely of ingredients from plants. Additionally, they make a wonderful addition to any vegan dish. These are tasty even for meat eaters. And for more vegan recipes, subscribe to our newsletter!  

 

1. Colcannon Bites

2. Sweet Potato Cheesecake

3. Matcha Cheesecake With Blueberries

4. Pecan Pie Truffles Recipe

5. Raspberry Coconut Dark Chocolate Cups

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles: A Heartfelt Finale

 

When it comes to expressing your affection, Vegan Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles are the ideal way to do so. These delightful treats not only tantalize your taste buds but also offer a healthful twist. This recipe is as easy as pie (well, truffles), so don’t hesitate to give it a shot. Who can say? You might just find yourself as a bona fide vegan chocolate truffle aficionado!

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