Recipe: Bring Swedish bakeries home with these Chocolate Seed Balls of Happiness
If there’s a great solution for party candy, it’s chocolate balls, as we’ve seen them fly off the board in seconds, whenever these little beauties are featured in a gathering. Melting chocolate balls that come from your own kitchen? Why is that even a question? Count us on!
Let these Chocolate Seed Balls of Happiness be a gift-worthy treat that promises the scent of Swedish bakeries. Check out their easy, no-bake recipe below that makes 10-12 scoops of chocolate seed happiness.
3 tablespoons of dried cranberries
1/2 cup of flax seeds
1 cup of sunflower seeds
3 teaspoons of cocoa powder
1/2 cup of honey
1/2 cup desiccated coconut, to coat
1/2 cup melted white chocolate, for drizzling
In a food processor, add the flax and sunflower seeds and mix until a fine powder is obtained. Add the cocoa powder and mix for a few seconds.
Add cranberries and honey and stir until combined. Take it out in a bowl and place it in the fridge for an hour to make it easier to roll up better.
Take it out of the fridge and roll into balls 3 cm in diameter. For half the batch, coat them with grated coconut.
For the remaining half, sprinkle them with melted white chocolate using a spoon or a pastry bag. Store in the refrigerator for several days or in the freezer for months.
(Recipe: Del Monte)
Cranberries supports urinary tract health, improves eyesight and cardiovascular health, lowers blood pressure, and protects against liver disease. They are also considered a super food due to their high content of nutrients and antioxidants.
Strawberry linseed improve digestive health, lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol. They can be beneficial for people with diabetes and also reduce the risk of cancer.
Cocoa has the ability to stimulate the brain to release endorphins which help elevate mood. Unsweetened cocoa powder is a source of magnesium and other minerals and lacks the cocoa butter or high calorie sugars found in garden chocolate.