Date Truffles Recipe Video

Ramadan is coming up and dates are essential in a Ramadan table. Today I am going to show you how to make Date Truffles, it's a super easy super delicious recipe! All you need is date paste, so refer to my "how to make date paste" video and coating. Today I am going to show you how to coat the date truffles in melted chocolate and chopped almonds, but feel free to use any coating of your choice: pistachios, pecans, meringue, cookies, etc. This is a keeper recipe to impress your friend and family!


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Date paste500 Gram
For coating
 Chocolate1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sprinkles1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (chocolate)
 Nuts1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 539 Calories from Fat 98

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.5%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 35.7 mg1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45.4%

Sugars 97.4 g

Protein 5 g11%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.83%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Chill the date paste (If it is warm you won’t be able to shape it). Shape the date paste into small balls.
2. Melt dark chocolate in a a double boiler (place the chocolate in a bowl on top of boiling water).

3. Roll the date balls in the chopped almonds, gently press on the nuts when rolling the balls. You can also roll the dates in chocolate confetti, or melted chocolate.
4. Place the date truffles in a baking pan covered with wax paper and let them cool down in the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving.

5. In a serving plate, place the date truffles in little paper cups and serve chilled.