Chocolate Marzipan Recipe : How to Make Homemade Marzipan Chocolate Truffles

This is sweet snack recipe similar to chocolate truffle sprinkled with desiccated coconut. This chocolate marzipan is too soft to eat. It instantly melts-in-mouth and has a burst of flavors. The Chocolate Marzipan Recipe uses cashews and coconut to add on the goodness of chocolate. It is a completely vegan recipe with creamy and chocolaty taste.

Chocolate Marzipan

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  • Recipe Category: Sweets
  • Cuisine: Desserts

Description: This is sweet snack recipe similar to chocolate truffle sprinkled with desiccated coconut. The Chocolate Marzipan Recipe uses cashews and coconut as well.

Chocolate Marzipan Recipe

Ingredients for Chocolate Marzipan Recipe:

  • Cocoa Powder – 2 tbsp.
  • Sugar – 1 cup.
  • Cashew Nuts – 1 cup.
  • Vanilla Powder – 1 tsp.
  • Water – 4 tbsp.
  • Coconut (Desiccated) – ½ cup
  • Oil – as required.

Note: You can use vanilla extract instead of vanilla powder. You can use olive oil when making the marzipan.

Method of Making Chocolate Marzipan:

  • Take a mixer grinder jar and clean it with a dry cloth.
  • Add cashew nuts in the jar.
  • Add ¼ cup water in the jar and grind it.
  • Make a smooth cashew nut paste of it.
  • Now, take a non-stick frying pan and place it on the stove.
  • Add 4 tbsp. water in the pan.
  • Add 1 cup sugar in the water and turn on the flame.
  • Heat the water until the sugar dissolves.
  • As the sugar melts, add cashew nut paste into the pan.
  • Keep heating the mixture until it thickens.
  • Add Vanilla powder to the mixture and mix it well.
  • Now, add cocoa powder to the pan and mix again.
  • Keep stirring until the mixture thickens.
  • As the mixture become thick, turn off the flame.
  • Let the mixture cools down to room temperature.
  • Using the moulds of any shape, give shape to the cool mixture.
  • You can even roll it between your palm and give them circular shape.
  • Apply olive oil to your hands or moulds or it will get stuck.
  • Take a plate and add desiccated coconut to the plate.
  • Spread the desiccated coconut throughout the plate.
  • Now, roll the chocolate marzipan in the desiccated coconut.
  • You can even sprinkle the desiccated coconut if you made it of some other shape.
  • Serve the chocolate marzipan to your kids or store it in an air-tight container.

The addition of nuts infuses the crunchy texture and gives the nutty aroma. Nuts are versatile, nutritious, and delicious. They can be added to almost any dish. They add their nutty flavor to the dish. If you are a crazy chocolate fan and if you like cashews, then try this delectably sweet chocolate marzipan. This recipe is quick to make and quite fun to roll the balls. It is truly a treat to these balls dipped melted chocolate and coated with desiccated coconut.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 190 calories
  • Total Time: PT45M
  • Serves: 12
  • Date Published:

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  • If you do not have olive oil, you can get it from here.
  • If you are using vanilla extract instead of powder, take little less than 1 tsp.
  • You may use Almonds, Pistachios or any other dry fruits as well.
  • When melting sugar in the water, keep stirring it.
  • When cooking the cocoa powder mixture, let the mixture thickens nicely.
  • Store the chocolate marzipan in cool and dry place.
  • If the mixture is not as thick as desired, then allow it to reheat.
  • It becomes chewy if you overcook them.
  • You can substitute sugar with brown rice syrup or glucose.
  • If there is any difficulty in forming the balls dust sugar on your hand’s and then form.

Serving & Garnishing:

  • Place a piece of almonds on the chocolate marzipan and serve.
  • Have it plain as a sweet or use it over the icing on the cake.
  • Typically eaten during Christmas with coffee after the meal.
  • Decorate your Chocolate Marzipan with glace cherries.

The delicious Marzipan is actually an elaborate sweet dish or delicacy. The chocolate Marzipan is the twisted version. It is mainly is made from chocolate, sugar, and cashew. These are one kind of chocolates which are filled with powdered nuts (cashews and almonds) in the center. They dipped in the dark melted chocolate and coated with coconut.

There is a perfect blend of sweetness and bitterness in this sweet snack. There is a balance of flavors, fragrance, taste and texture. The traditional way of making Marzipan is time-taking. It needs patience and a lot of work with exercise. This is healthy sweet snack with a bit less sugary.