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Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

These gorgeous little cupcakes should satisfy all your chocky cravings! They are super rich so I recommend just one a day! I’m giving you 3 divine fillings, but one will do fine - just remember to triple the ingredients.
Course Desserts & Sweet Treats
Cuisine International
Keyword Dairy Free, Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Ketogenic, Low Carb, Low GI, Sugar free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 24 minutes
set time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Desserts & Sweet Treats
Cuisine International
Servings 24 mini truffles


  • small baking bun tray, small canapé bun cases


  • 220 g dark chocolate 70% +
  • Filling 1: 60g 3 tbsp ‘Biona’ Salted Caramel Coconut Bliss + 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • Filling 2: 60g 3 tbsp Hazelnut spread
  • Filling 3: 60g 3 tbsp Crème Fraiche +1/4 honey or maple syrup + ¼ tsp vanilla extract


  • Break chocolate and place in a heatproof bowl. Sit bowl over pan (bain-marie) of barely simmering water till chocolate melts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
  • Spoon 3 tbsp of the melted chocolate into each of above fillings and mix.
  • Line a canape cupcake tray with mini bun cases. Spoon 2-3 teaspoons of each of above fillings into the paper bun cases. Decorate with whatever takes your fancy. Allow to chill at room temperature before placing in fridge to set.
  • Set in fridge 20 minutes.
  • Store in fridge in airtight container.

Maggie's Tips

  • Making your own homemade treats ensures that you have complete control of ingredients added.
  • Instead of hazelnut spread try peanut butter, cashew butter, almond butter or tahini.
  • Instead of Crème fraiche try mascarpone cheese or fresh ricotta.
  • For dairy free or vegan friendly version use coconut yoghurt. Also check that the chocolate is dairy and vegan friendly
  • Gluten free: Make sure your choice of chocolate is GF
  • These are a suitable treat for diabetics or those on a keto or low-carb diet.
  • Decorate with edible flowers, chopped nuts, bee pollen, toasted seeds, freeze dried fruits etc.
  • The links in the ingredient list are just a guideline to some of my favourite products.