If you are looking for delicious homemade sweets or lovely edible gifts this is it! Sugar-free chocolate ball candies are soft and chewy with tangy citrus filling. Perfect Christmas cookies.
These candies are made from healthy ingredients, sweetened with natural stevia and erythritol.
Chocolate balls are sweetened with stevia. Stevia is a natural sugar substitute that is 300 times sweeter than regular sugar.
Delicious citrus filling is sweetened with erythritol. Erythritol is industrially produced by enzymatic hydrolysis of the corn starch to generate glucose. It occurs naturally in fruits such as pears and plums. Erythritol is a 1: 1 substitute for 0-calorie sugar, tooth-friendly!
This recipe makes 1
There are 3 citrus toppings: grapefruit, lemon and orange.
For the citrus filling:
80 g or 5 cubes of butter
3/4 cup or 130 g erythritol, granulated
1 whole egg + 2 egg yolks (medium egg)
70 ml fresh orange juice (1/2 orange)
70 ml fresh lemon juice (1 1/2 small lemons)
70 ml fresh grapefruit juice (1/2 medium grapefruit)
Yellow and red food coloring
1 cup almond flour or 150 g raw almonds (little more than 1 cup)
1/2 cup shredded coconut or 60 g
4 tablespoons cocoa powder, unsweetened
1 small banana
1 t coconut oil, melted
8 drops of liquid stevia
Decoration (all 3 or one of these options)
1/4 cup almond flakes
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup granulated erythritol
Bowls and pots
Glass scoop [1 9459006] Teaspoons and spoons
A flat bric ka
Food processor or coffee grinder, if using raw almonds