Chocolate and Coconut balls

Serves: circa 100 small balls

Prep: 20min (allow 2hs to cool in the fridge)

Difficulty: super easy

I guess this recipe is my Proust’s madeleine, one bite of these delicious chocolate and coconut balls and I am back in time, in another kitchen, on a footstool with my hands covered with coconut flour, next to my mum

Mamma Flora’s Tip: if you have a party, make double the amount, they will go very quickly!

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  • 200gr amaretti
  • 150gr almonds
  • 125gr margarine
  • 100gr milk biscuits
  • 50gr butter
  • 2 ½ tbs sugar
  • 3 tbs coconut flour
  • 2 tbs cacao powder
  • 1 espresso cup of coffee
  • 1 shot of sweet liqueur (I use limoncello)
  • 1 egg
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  • 1 small pot
  • 1 big bowl
  • Food processor


  • Melt the butter in a pot on very low heat
  • Grind the amaretti, the biscuits and the almonds and place in the bowl
  • Add all the other ingredients and mix
  • Leave to rest in the fridge for 2hs
  • Once the mix is harder, roll the mixture into small balls using your hands and cover them with more coconut flour
  • Serve cold
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