Desserts

Matcha Truffles

If you're looking for a quick and healthy sweet snack or dessert, then these Matcha Truffles are just for you! They come together with just 5 simple ingredients and in less than 10 minutes.

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a bowl that is filled with matcha truffles with a bite taken out of the one in the center.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Matcha Truffles come together in just under 10 minutes.
  • You only need 5 simple pantry staple ingredients.
  • These truffles are vegan, dairy free, gluten free and grain free.
  • The maple syrup and white chocolate pair perfectly with the earthy matcha flavor.
  • These are the perfect sweet snack or dessert to have stored in your fridge or freezer.
  • They are creamy, chewy and have a lovely texture.
  • If you love matcha, be sure to check out my Matcha Cookies!

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Matcha Truffles. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

The base of these truffles are made with almond flour which is a great grain free option. It adds a nutty flavor and a soft chewy texture. You may sub for oat flour.

Matcha powder of course is needed to make these matcha truffles. Look for one that is Grade A and is deep and rich in color.

I love to use a neutral flavored nut butter like almond butter for this recipe, but cashew butter would work great too. I’d avoid peanut butter as I don’t think it would pair nicely with the matcha flavor. If you’re looking for a nut free option you can also use oat butter or sunflower seed butter.

These truffles are sweetened with maple syrup which adds a lovely caramel flavor and is refined sugar free. Alternatively, you can use honey or agave.

The coating is white chocolate, to make these vegan be sure to use a vegan white chocolate!

all the ingredients that you need to make these matcha truffles in individual containers.

How To Make

ONE: In a medium bowl, combine the almond butter and maple syrup until well incorporate.

almond butter and maple syrup added to a bowl.

TWO: Next, add in almond flour and matcha powder and mix with a rubber spatula until ingredients are well combined.

matcha and almond flour mixed into the wet ingredients to form a dough.

THREE: Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, scoop the mixture and roll into a ball with the palm of your hands. Place the truffles on a plate that is lined with parchment paper and place in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes to firm up.

the dough formed into bite sized truffles pieces and placed on a plate.

FOUR: In the meantime, add white chocolate chips to a bowl and add in 1 tsp of oil, I like to use coconut oil. This is optional, but I find that it melts the chocolate nicely to make it smooth and creamy. Place the bowl in the microwave and heat in 30 second increments, stirring well each time until melted completely.

melted white chocolate in a bowl.

FIVE: Then, dip and coat the truffles in the white chocolate, option to sprinkle them slightly with more matcha powder if desired. Place back in the freezer to firm up and enjoy!

the matcha truffles after being dipped in white chocolate.

Tips And Tricks

Combine dry ingredients first before adding in the wet ingredients.

Use a matcha that is deep and rich in color for maximum flavor.

You can also use milk or dark chocolate instead of white if preferred.

a hand holding a bowl of truffles

How To Serve And Store

Serve these matcha truffles once the white chocolate shell has fully hardened.

Store in the fridge and enjoy within 7 days, or in the fridge and enjoy within 30 days.

a hand holding a matcha truffle with a bite taken out of it.

Taste And Texture

These matcha truffles have a slightly earthy taste but is well balanced by the sweetness of the maple syrup and white chocolate.

The texture is soft and chewy!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are these vegan and gluten free?

Yes! 100% vegan and gluten free.

How can I make these nut free?

Use oat flour instead of almond flour, and opt for oat butter, sunflower seed butter or even tahini.

How long will these last for?

7 days in the fridge, or 30 days in the freezer.

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Matcha Truffles

If you're looking for a quick and healthy sweet snack or dessert, then these Matcha Truffles are just for you! They come together with just 5 simple ingredients and in less than 10 minutes.
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PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
10 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup almond flour 
  • 2 tbsp matcha 
  • 1/4 cup almond butter 
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup 
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips, use vegan if necessary

SCALE:

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YIELDS:

5 truffles

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the almond butter and maple syrup until well incorporate.
  2. Next, add in almond flour and matcha powder and mix with a rubber spatula until ingredients are well combined.
  3. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, scoop the mixture and roll into a ball with the palm of your hands. Place the truffles on a plate that is lined with parchment paper and place in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes to firm up.
  4. In the meantime, add white chocolate chips to a bowl and add in 1 tsp of oil, I like to use coconut oil. This is optional, but I find that it melts the chocolate nicely to make it smooth and creamy. Place the bowl in the microwave and heat in 30 second increments, stirring well each time until melted completely.
  5. Then, dip and coat the truffles in the white chocolate, option to sprinkle them slightly with more matcha powder if desired. Place back in the freezer to firm up and enjoy!

Notes

  • Combine dry ingredients first before adding in the wet ingredients.
  • Use a matcha that is deep and rich in color for maximum flavor.
  • You can also use milk or dark chocolate instead of white if preferred.

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These are so amazing. I covered them in unsweetened dark chocolate for a refined sugar free sweet treat. You had me at matcha!