Copycat Lindt Truffles

These copycat Lindt Truffles are the perfect treat to impress your guests without going to any effort! No bake, gluten free, vegan and a healthier (yet equally delicious!) spin on it’s inspiration! 

These copycat Lindt Truffles are the perfect treat to impress your guests without going to any effort! No bake, gluten free, vegan and a healthier (yet equally delicious!) spin on it's inspiration! @thebigmansworld - thebigmansworld.com

Firstly, thank you everyone whom submitted questions via the form and through emails and comments- They have been all collated and will be addressed in parts- you still have time to submit questions if you’d like! 

One of the most popular requests was for recipes of popular food items in various restaurants, chains or products on there. Ironically, this is something I’ve always had a mild obsession with for quite some time. Since the early days of blogging, I loved re-making my favourite things but never ended up posting them.

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Copycat KFC chicken? Done.

Copycat Four N twenties meat pie (Australian brand)? Done.

Copycat Wendy’s frostys? Done.

Copycat Chipotle Beef Barbacoa recipe? Done. 

My biggest accomplishment? Copycat Lindt Truffles.

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Story time! So- I made these Copycat Lindt Truffles for my friend’s engagement last September. ITt was an epic night. Open bar, pork belly sliders and music blaring from the 90’s. The engaged couple were cool too but that’s not relevant. Anyway, the next day, a message was sent out to all attendees thanking them for their presence AND presents….and a shout out to one of my friend’s Aunties for the ‘delicious Lindt Truffle like chocolates.’ Pretty sure

a)      I’m not Female

b)      I’m younger than any of the ‘auntie’s there

c)       I was the only one who made something edible

Anyway said Aunty claimed credit for my edible gift and I now associated my copycat Lindt Truffles in negative light…until now.

Last week, there was a charity fundraiser for Breast Cancer awareness and communication was sent throughout my business unit asking for volunteers to (con)tribute baked goods or sweet treats. Never one to omit from a chance to whip up a treat, it was time to bring sexy Lindor back.

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Friends…you know I’m not one to condone false advertising when it comes to recipes and I promise you- these have the same texture of a Lindt truffle- a creamy, soft, melt in your mouth interior with a firm, chocolate coating. In the middle is the optional nut of choice- for me it wasn’t optional because who doesn’t like a central surprise.

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Whip these up and if you share- stamp a picture of your face on it.

Copycat Lindt Truffles

A copycat version of the Lindt Chocolate Truffle- the texture, flavour and melt in the mouth perfection by those amazing chocolatiers. Gluten free and Vegan too!
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Author: Arman @ thebigmansworld

Ingredients

  • 40 grams gluten free oat flour*
  • 40 grams vegan friendly and gluten free cracker crumbs*
  • 40 grams sweetvegan friendly and gluten free biscuit crumbs*
  • 395 grams reduced fat coconut milk can sub for condensed milk if not vegan
  • 190 grams mild tasting nut butter almond, cashew or hazelnut works well- I used hazelnut
  • 3 T coconut oil
  • 2 T cocoa powder optional- for a more chocolate interior
  • Milk/Dark chocolate chunks melted

Instructions

  • Line a deep baking pan or 9 x 9 inch cake tin with baking paper. Set Aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the oat flour, cracker crumbs and sweet biscuit crumbs and mix well.
  • In a saucepan, heat the coconut milk, nut butter and coconut oil until fully incorporated. Add the liquid mixture into the dry mixture and ensure it is well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the lined baking pan and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until set.
  • In a saucepan, melt the chocolate chunks. While it is melting, form the truffle mixture into small, bite sized balls. Line two plates with baking paper.
  • Once chocolate is melted, dip each ball completely in the chocolate and set them on the baking paper to harden. Once chocolate is hardened, serve or refrigerate for optimum freshness.
Tried this recipe?Give us a shout at @thebigmansworld or tag #thebigmansworld!

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Have you ever tried to ‘copycat’ a recipe? 

Has anyone ever taken credit for something you did? 

Do you want to see more copycat recipes? Too bad if you don’t, I have two to come! 

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112 thoughts on “Copycat Lindt Truffles

  1. GASP you mean, Auntie actually took credit?! the nerve! back in my spa director days, I used to bring all kinds of treats and food in to share with my employees. after a while I found out one of my nail technicians was taking credit for my awesome brownie recipe! HA!

    I cannot WAIT to try these. Lindt used to be a weakness of mine…

  2. If only you knew how much I love Lindt’s truffles. I used to work right next to a Lindt’s and it was dangerous. Now, it’s like constant withdraw. So excited to see these, so I can make them at home. And possibly wow my co-workers at our upcoming office potluck!

  3. Auntie Arman,
    I suspect I will refer to you in my chats with Meghan as Auntie Arman from now on. Consider yourself warned. Not that we chat about you all the time. Because we don’t. Just on occasion.
    These chocolates look delicious and you’re welcome to bring them, or these sweet biscuit things, to me to sample. I promise not to take credit for it, and I’m a real Aunty.
    Thanks!

  4. Arman, what a treat! You always come up with the best bite size snacks, but these are one of my favorites so far. I love to indulge a little at night with a piece of chocolate. These homemade Lindt truffles sound perfect and are practically without guilt…does this mean I can eat more? 😉 …have a wonderful day my friend!

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