The Greatest Valentine’s Day Gift: Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Truffles

These decadent and dreamy chocolate truffles are the perfect sweet treat for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. With dark chocolate and sweet raspberry, the flavors couldn’t be any more romantic.

These vegan truffles get their chocolatey gooey magic from coconut milk. Smooth and creamy coconut milk works wonderfully to create an irresistible ganache. These truffles are bound to melt in your mouth and leave you reaching for more.

A touch of raspberry elevates these truffles to being Valentine-worthy. The tart yet sweet berry flavor complements the dark chocolate. Garnish your truffles with a few raspberries for a sophisticated presentation.

Raspberry Chocolate Truffles

¼ cup BPA-free canned coconut milk
1 ⅔ cups dark chocolate chips, divided
6 ounces raspberries, finely chopped
⅓ cup cacao powder
¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
⅛ teaspoon sea salt

Line a baking tray with a baking mat or parchment paper. Add the coconut milk to a medium saucepan and heat over medium-low heat until bubbles appear. Reduce heat to low and add one cup chocolate chips and sea salt. Whisk until completely smooth, turning off heat as soon as the mixture is smooth.

Add in vanilla extract and raspberries. Stir until smooth. Pour melted chocolate into a small, square pan and place in refrigerator to set for 40-50 minutes.

Once chocolate is firm yet pliable, use a small melon baller or spoon to scoop and shape chocolate into round balls. Place on lined baking tray and transfer to freezer for 15 minutes, until firm.

Melt remaining chocolate in a double boiler until smooth. Using tongs or two forks, dunk each chocolate raspberry ball into the melted chocolate and return to tray. Transfer to refrigerator to chill for 15 minutes.

Add cacao to a small bowl. Roll each chocolate truffle in the cacao and return to tray. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to eat. Enjoy!

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Karissa Bowers

Karissa Bowers is a fashion and food blogger living a compassionate lifestyle. Karissa is the blogger of Vegan À La Mode where she shares her favorite vegan and gluten-free recipes and also her eco-friendly cruelty-free style. Her love for photographing food and her outfits, drove her to develop a passion for photography. After a few years of honing in on her photography skills, Karissa launched her business, Karissa Bowers Photography, where she shoots weddings and portraits. When she’s not taking photos or in the kitchen, you can find Karissa traveling and trying new vegan restaurants.