Recipes... prunes with panache...
PRUNE BLISS BALLS
Preparation time: 10 minutes
The perfect healthy morning, afternoon or lunch box snack. After trying this you’ll use soft and juicy prunes as the binding ingredient for every future bliss ball you make. Delicious.
Level of difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, gluten free.
1 cup toasted unsalted cashews
1/3 cup cocoa
1 tbsp each chia, pepita, sunflower seeds
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp coconut oil or butter, melted
1 cup (200g) Australian prunes, pitted
1 tsp of orange zest or 3 drops orange essential oil (optional).
1 cup desiccated coconut (for rolling)
Cover the prunes in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain.
Blitz all ingredients together in a food processer until smooth.
Ball into small golf ball size balls with wet hands and roll in desiccated coconut.
Makes 10-14. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
• High in energy
• Source of carbohydrates and sugars from prunes and maple syrup
• Source dietary fibre
• Low in sodium
Recipe owned by: The Australian Prune Industry Association @ausprunes
Recipe developer: Fiona Walmsley
Styling: Lisa Madigan
Photography: Lean Timms