Purple Yam Marzipan Truffles
 
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Recipe type: Vegan
Serves: Approx. 15
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for marzipan:
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 2 tbsp coconut nectar
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Ingredients for purple yam coating:
  • 3 cup purple yam puree* (about 1 and a half yam)
  • 1+ ½ tsp lucuma powder
  • 4 tbsp coconut butter
  • Ingredients for coconut coating:
  • ⅔ cup finely shredded coconut
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients in the food processor fitted with the S blade and process until well combined ( stick together )
  2. Roll filling into ½ inch balls. Place in the fridge to set.
  3. Combine all the ingredients (purple yam, lucuma poeder,coconut butter) in the food processor fitted with the S blade and process until mixture is well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture in a small bowl and place in a freezer for about 30 minutes (or until the mixture firm enough to roll into balls).
  5. Remove from freezer, take about 2 tbsp from the mixture for each truffles and form a ball around the marzipan center.
  6. Roll truffles in coconut. Place truffles on a sheet of baking paper, let sit them in the freezer (about ½ hour) to set. Enjoy!
Recipe by Deviliciously Raw at https://deviliciouslyraw.com/2015/04/22/vegan-purple-yam-marzipan-truffles/