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Sugar Free Mocha Treats

A super easy recipe for sugar free mocha treats that uses dates for sweetness
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: sweets
Servings: 30
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 90 g/3 1/2oz stoned dates
  • 65 g/3oz crushed mixed nuts
  • seeds from 6 cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp espresso powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut


  • Chop dates and soak in a little hot water for 20 minutes then squeeze out liquid
  • Toast the nuts and cardamom seeds in a dry pan for 1-2 minutes till aromatic and golden
  • Blitz all ingredients (apart from the coconut) in food processor till you get a paste
  • Pull off small pieces and roll into balls about the size of a marble (you'll get about 30)
  • Roll in the desiccated coconut
  • Freeze for half and hour or chill in the fridge overnight.
  • Treats will keep for 1 week when stored in the fridge


Refined sugar free, vegetarian, vegan