Satisfy your sweet tooth without guilt with our irresistible recipe for dark chocolate almond bites, the perfect dessert to end any meal.
Place the dates in a medium bowl and cover them with boiled water. Allow them to soak for approximately 20 minutes, or until they become soft and tender.
In a food processor, combine the soaked pitted dates, ground almonds, fresh orange juice, and cinnamon.
Mix the ingredients thoroughly at high speed for approximately one minute until they are fully combined into a dough-like sticky paste.
Using a tablespoon, scoop a small portion of the mixture (approximately 20 grams) and gently shape it into a ball between your palms.
Cut the chocolate into pieces and place them in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat for 60-90 seconds, stirring in between. If needed, add another 30 seconds, being careful not to burn the chocolate.
Take each ball and submerge it in the melted chocolate until fully coated. Then, carefully transfer them onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Generously garnish with delectably roasted nuts, then refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes to achieve the perfect texture and flavor infusion.
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