Hazelnut and chocolate is a combination made in heaven, with the tartness of raspberries giving these bliss balls an extra kick. These bliss balls are nutritionally packed with raw cacao, Medjool dates, hazelnuts and almonds. The perfect Valentine’s treat for a loved one or yourself!

Almond and Hazelnut Chocolate Bliss Balls

Vegan, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free, Gluten Free

Makes 14 balls.


  • 70g raw almonds* (soak 8-12 hours and rinse)
  • 30g hazelnuts* (soak 8 hours and rinse)
  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao nibs*
  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao powder*
  • 1 Tbsp. melted coconut oil*
  • 5 pitted soft Medjool dates* (90〜100g)
  • 1/8 tsp pink salt*
  • 14 frozen raspberries
  • 70-100g vegan dark chocolate*, to coat

    *Available at Naked Foods


    1. Pulse almonds, hazelnuts, raw cacao nibs, raw cacao powder, dates, and salt until well processed but still slightly crumbly.
    2. Add melted coconut oil and process until it comes together.
    3. Put one tablespoon of the batter on your palm. Place one frozen raspberry in the middle, roll it into a small ball and place it in a tray. Repeat the same process until all the filling is used up.
    4. Place chopped chocolate in a medium bowl. Melt it using a double boiler method.
    5. Dip the balls in the chocolate. Chill them in the fridge until set.  

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    Minako Umehara – @365cleaneats

    Health-conscious Recipe Creator / Food Stylist & Photographer/ Food Instructor
    Minako has lived in 8 cities across 3 countries since 2003. Despite the varying environments around her, her realisation that food is universal has led to her desire to connect with people through food. After moving to Melbourne, she picked up vegan cooking. She now spends time creating innovative vegan recipes and running cooking classes.