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Vegan Keto Energy Balls

These vegan keto energy balls are the perfect snack when you need a quick pick me up. Energy bite-sized snacks are satisfying because they are nutrient-dense and deliver a lot of flavour.


  • 2 cups (200g) cacao powder
  • 100 grams cacao butter
  • 1 tablespoon MCT powder
  • 1 cup (203g) erythritol
  • 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 cup (130g) natural almonds, finely pulsed
  • 1 cup (130g) hazelnuts, finely pulsed
  • 1 cup (95g) desiccated/shredded coconut


  • Any topping of your choice: desiccated coconut, crushed hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios and various powders.


  • Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Melt cacao butter with MCT powder and erythritol using the double-boiler melting method. Once cacao butter is melted, take off the heat and add cacao powder half a cup at a time and mix and fold. When all of the cacao powder is folded in, add coconut milk and fold. Add lemon juice and lemon zest and fold. Lastly, add pulsed walnuts, hazelnuts and shredded coconut one at a time while folding them into the mixture.
  • Roll one tablespoon portion of the mixture into balls. Roll in desiccated coconut, hazelnut, walnuts, or pistachios to coat. Place on the lined tray and place in the fridge for 1 hour or until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.