Chocolate Baileys Truffles

  • 2HR 10MINS
  • 11KCAL

These slimming friendly Chocolate Baileys Truffles are a great chocolate hit whether you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories11
  • Carbs0.2g
  • Protein0.1g
  • Fat0.1g
  • Saturates0.04g
  • Sugars0.01g

These slimming friendly Chocolate Baileys Truffles are a great chocolate hit whether you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers!

If there’s one drink that screams Christmas, it’s Baileys – and these little Chocolate Baileys Truffles are the perfect boozy hit!

If you’re yet to try Chestnut Puree then this recipe is the perfect introduction – it’s a really versatile, low calorie ingredient and you should be able to find it in most supermarkets. Try these Chestnut and Chocolate Tarts for another great recipe making good use of it.

These Chocolate Baileys Truffles are a great way to stay on plan this Christmas while avoiding all the calorific chocolate goodies!

What diets is this Chocolate Baileys Truffles suitable for?

This Chocolate Baileys Truffles recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.

Please make sure to double and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chocolate Baileys Truffles recipe?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Chocolate Baileys Truffles recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Chocolate Baileys Truffles recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Chocolate Baileys Truffles recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Chocolate Baileys Truffles?

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Chocolate essence or flavouring is a really good way of boosting the chocolatey flavour whilst avoiding the added calories of cocoa powder. If you can’t find any in your local supermarket, you can pick some up on Amazon.

How many calories are in this Chocolate Baileys Truffles?

There are 11 calories per portion in this Chocolate Baileys Truffles, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

You could easily cut the portion size in half, and serve it with an accompaniment to cut the amount of calories down!

This Chocolate Baileys Truffles is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

In a bowl, mix the chestnut puree and 1 tablespoon of the cocoa powder with the rest of the ingredients. Rest in the fridge for 1 hour.

Step 2

Place the remaining tablespoon of cocoa powder into a bowl.

Step 3

When chilled, gently scoop a teaspoon at a time into the remaining cocoa powder and cover completely. Careful roll the truffles into balls. This mixture will make 24 truffles. Chill for a further hour and serve.

What could I serve with these Chocolate Baileys Truffles?

How do you know when these Chocolate Baileys Truffles are ready?

When mixed, the ingredients need to rest in the fridge for 1 hour. After gently scooping a teaspoon at a time into the remaining cocoa powder and covering completely, carefully roll the truffles into balls. Chill for a further hour and serve.

How long can you keep these Chocolate Baileys Truffles in the fridge?

Once you’ve put them out, ideally you should eat within 4 hours.

Refrigerate leftovers in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Chocolate Baileys Truffles in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Chocolate Baileys Truffles?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

After freezing leave to defrost in the fridge before serving.

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Chocolate Baileys Truffles

These slimming friendly Chocolate Baileys Truffles are a great chocolate hit whether you’re counting calories or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    2 HR 10
  • KCals 11
  • Carbs 0.2G
WW Points
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 7 tbsp chestnut puree
  • 3 tbsp granulated sweetener
  • 14 grams defatted almond flour such as Sukrin Almond Flour
  • 1/2 tsp chocolate essence
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 25 ml Baileys Irish Cream

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Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the chestnut puree and 1 tablespoon of the cocoa powder with the rest of the ingredients. Rest in the fridge for 1 hour.
  2. Place the remaining tablespoon of cocoa powder into a bowl.
  3. When chilled, gently scoop a teaspoon at a time into the remaining cocoa powder and cover completely. Careful roll the truffles into balls. This mixture will make 24 truffles. Chill for a further hour and serve.

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KateMonday 24th December 2018

Hi
I made using coconut flour, i also used natvia sweetner? Maybe this was a mistake, abit crunchy on taste maybe. Have frozen them so see what happens when tasted. Kate

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KafeThursday 20th December 2018

Hi

How long do they keep and can they be frozen

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Sonya lakeMonday 13th November 2017

Could dark rum be used instead of the bailey please?

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JanetSunday 27th November 2016

What can I used instead of sukrin icing sugar as I have looked everywhere and it is sold out

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