Healthy Ferrero Rocher

Want to eat something sweet after dinner without the guilt… Try this healthy, guilt-free recipe that only takes 10 mins to make and 91 kcals per serving.

Makes 12.

Prep: 10 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 250 ml + 12 hazelnuts
  • 30 ml cacao powder
  • 30 ml agave syrup
  • 5 ml vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 30 ml dark chocolate chunks

METHOD:

  1. Add 1 cup of hazelnuts into a food processor and blitz until chopped into tiny pieces.
  2. Next, add the cacao powder, agave syrup, vanilla extract, sea salt and chocolate. Pulse until all the ingredients start to stick together. If the mixture is too dry, add 1-2 teaspoon of water.
  3. Roll the mixture into bite-size balls and insert one hazelnut into the centre of each ball.
  4. Serve straight away or store in the fridge for later.

Nutrition Facts: 

Nutrition per 1 ferrero rocher:

91 kcal         

8g Fats

6g Carbs      

2g Protein

What is the difference between Cocoa and Cacao

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The long and the short is: Cacao products — such as unsweetened cocoa powder, nibs and dark chocolate — are rich sources of minerals. Minimally processed, raw cacao products contain little or no added sugar and are higher in antioxidants than more highly processed products.