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Lenten Chocolate Truffles with Prunes

Updated on December 16, 2014

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: 40 pieces
5 stars from 1 rating of Lenten Truffles
Cocoa was used for decoration
Cocoa was used for decoration | Source
other variation when prune is not mixed with nuts, but rolled in them many times and at the end covered with  chocolate
other variation when prune is not mixed with nuts, but rolled in them many times and at the end covered with chocolate

Ingredients for Lenten Truffles with Prunes

  • 180 pit free dry prunes
  • 50ml rum or brandy
  • 60g almond
  • 60g walnut
  • 20gr sesame
  • 180gr dark chocolate (55% cocoa)
  • + ground almond for decoration

Instructions to make Lenten Truffles with Prunes

  1. Heat the oven at 160C.
  2. Place almonds, sesame, walnuts in oven and roast them for 15 min on the middle scale. Let them cool down.
  3. Crumble the above ingredients in multi-mixer until you have sand like mixture.
  4. Place prunes in rum for one hour and then mush them using multi-mixer.
  5. Melt the chocolate using Bain Marie method, once chocolate is melted add prunes and nuts mixture. Mix all ingredients well and let them cool down.
  6. Shape the "mixture" into small balls.
  7. Place (previously grounded) decoration ingredient on the plate and roll each ball over it.
  8. Now Lenten Truffles have to be placed in refrigerator for couple hours until served.


Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 3 pieces
Calories 180
Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value *
Carbohydrates 14 g5%
Protein 2 g4%
Cholesterol 0 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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    • SAM ELDER profile image

      SAM ELDER 4 years ago from Home

      Thank you for your kind words

    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Looks and sounds delicious! The instructions and pictures are so helpful.

      I am going to try this. Thanks for sharing the recipe!