Indulge in the vibrant and zesty allure of Vegan Lemon Truffles, a delightful fusion of creamy coconut and citrusy freshness that elevates the world of plant-based desserts. Crafted with simplicity and care, these no-bake truffles seamlessly combine shredded coconut, almond flour, and the richness of melted coconut oil, forming a luscious dough that dances on the palate.

The essence of lemon takes center stage as the zest and juice of two bright, sun-kissed lemons infuse the mixture with a burst of tangy flavor. Complemented by the subtle sweetness of maple syrup or agave nectar and the warmth of vanilla extract, this harmonious blend transforms the dough into a sticky, yet manageable, texture.

Chilled and ready for shaping, the dough yields bite-sized truffle balls that become a canvas for a final touch of sweetness. A delicate roll in powdered sugar not only adds a touch of elegance but also prevents sticking, creating a silky exterior that contrasts with the creamy interior.

These Vegan Lemon Truffles are a testament to the simplicity of plant-based indulgence, offering a guilt-free and gluten-free option for those with dietary preferences. With each blissful bite, savor the refreshing burst of lemon, the richness of coconut, and the delightful sweetness that lingers—a symphony of flavors that proves that vegan desserts can be both light and utterly satisfying. Whether shared with friends or savored as a solo treat, these truffles are a testament to the joy of crafting delicious, cruelty-free sweets.

Vegan Lemon Truffles


  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (plus extra for rolling)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Soak Cashews:
    • Soak cashews in hot water for about 1 hour, or until they become soft. Drain.
  2. Combine Ingredients:
    • In a food processor, combine soaked cashews, pitted dates, lemon zest, lemon juice, shredded coconut, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Process until the mixture forms a sticky, uniform dough.
  3. Form Truffles:
    • Scoop out portions of the mixture and roll them into small truffle-sized balls.
  4. Roll in Coconut:
    • Roll the truffles in additional shredded coconut to coat them.
  5. Chill:
    • Place the truffles in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours to firm up.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve chilled and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (Approximate Values):

  • Calories: 80 per truffle
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 10mg

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes. It’s always a good idea to check the nutrition labels of individual products for accuracy.