Healthy Birthday Cake Truffles

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No-bake healthy birthday cake truffles that are soft, delicious, and perfect for any occasion! Made with simple ingredients like coconut flour, almond butter, maple syrup, and sprinkles these truffles are nutritious, gluten-free, and refined-sugar-free. A true family favorite and ideal for a healthy dessert or snack!

healthy birthday cake truffles

The Best Ever Healthy Birthday Cake Truffles

I am a huge fan of vanilla birthday cakes with buttercream frosting and sprinkles. Such a classic treat that always the spot. In fact, that’s where I got my inspiration for these delicious white chocoalate truffles. Not only are they soft and sweet, but they actually taste like a bakery style vanilla birthday cake. I mean, how about them apples!

I have to admit, my love runs deep for these amazing birthday cake truffles. Not only are they gluten-free, grain-free, and refined sugar-free, but each bite takes me back to my childhood birthday parties. Nothing, I repeat nothing, was better than enjoying a slice of classic vanilla buttercream cake!

Honesty, my entire family is obsessed with these soft and melt0-in-your-mouth sprinkle truffles. We love to double or triple the recipe to make sure we have enough to last the week for six people! Safe to say, these best ever birthday cake truffles are truly delicious and are going to be your new favorite healthy treat for any occasion!

healthy birthday cake truffles

Ingredients Used for Gluten-Free Birthday Cake Truffles

You’ll only need a handful, simple ingredients to get this easy dessert recipe going! You probably have most of these ingredients in your pantry already. For this paleo, easy recipe, you’ll need some maple syrup, almond flour, almond butter, and, of course, lots of chocolate chips!

  • Almond Butter
  • Coconut Flour
  • Maple Syrup – Baking with maple syrup is like baking with nature’s candy. I love everything about it! It is the perfect all-natural sweetener for this healthy dessert.
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Almond Extract
  • Sprinkles
  • White Chocolate
  • Coconut Oil

Substitution Options for Best Ever Soft Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you find yourself missing an ingredient or two, try these! This recipe is highly customizable. I recommend substituting no more than 1-2 ingredients.

Don’ have or like almond butter? Don’t worry! Simply use any type of nut butter or sunflower butter!

Don’t have maple syrup? No problem. Use honey or another liquid sweetener!

Don’t have white chocolate? No worries! You can used any type of chocolate you want: dark chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, or even milk chocolate!

healthy birthday cake truffles

What You’ll Need to Make Birthday Cake Truffles

For this easy healthy dessert recipe, you’ll only need a couple of kitchen tools making the clean up super easy! Plus you only need a few things to get you going, including a mixing bowl, banking tray, and a freezer. This healthy dessert recipe could not be any simpler!

  • One large mixing bowl
  • One large baking tray
  • Parchment paper
  • Stirring utensil
  • A fork and a spoon (to dip in the chocoalte)
  • Measuring tools: 1/4 teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1 cup

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healthy birthday cake truffles

How to Make the Best Ever Healthy Birthday Cake Truffles

This recipe is so simple and really easy to make. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in less than 40 minutes! And all you need is baking sheet, parchment paper, a mixing bowl, a freezer, and a microwave.

Here, I’ll walk you through the steps to make these delicious, healthy, and festive birthday cake truffles!

First, line a baking tray that will fit in your freezer with parchment paper.

Then, in a large bowl, combine almond butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond extract, and coconut flour. Mix together with a spatula. Then, fold in whatever sprinkles you want!

Next, using your hands, roll around 12 to 14 golf-sized balls and space them out evenly on your baking tray. Chill the balls in the freezer for 10 – 15 minutes while you prepare the chocolate.

Add your favorite white chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl and add in the coconut oil. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. Microwave again for 20 seconds. Stir. Continue this process until your chocolate is completely melted. You do not want to burn the chocolate. This is the easiest and most time effective way to melt your white chocolate! If you are feeling adventurous you can melt over the stovetop with a water bath.

Once the birthday cake truffles are done chilling, dunk each one into the white chocolate. I fish mine out using two forks or spoons and place them on the lined baking sheet. The chocolate will dry fast so add your topping sprinkles after each dunk! Freeze again for another 20 minutes and enjoy!

I highly recommend storing them in the fridge like me. It makes them taste so much better. Trust me.

How to Store Extra Healthy Soft Birthday Cake Truffles

Make extra birthday cake truffles? No worries, I love to save my extras in a sealed airtight container in the refrigerator for 7 to 10 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months (let come to room temperature for 15 minutes before serving).

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Healthy Birthday Cake Truffles


  • Author: Tati Chermayeff
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 mintues
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1214 truffles 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

No-bake healthy birthday cake truffles that are soft, delicious, and perfect for any occasion! Made with simple ingredients like coconut flour, almond butter, maple syrup, and sprinkles these truffles are nutritious, gluten-free, and refined-sugar-free.


Ingredients

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Truffles:

  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 Tbs sprinkles

Topping:

  • 2/3 cup white chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Line a baking tray that will fit in your freezer with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond extract, and coconut flour. Mix with a spatula.
  3. Fold in sprinkles.
  4. Using your hands, roll 12- 14 balls and space them out on the baking tray. Chill in freezer for 10 – 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, add white chocolate and coconut oil into a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds. Stir. Microwave again for 20 seconds. Stir. Continue this process until your chocolate is completely melted.
  6. Once truffles are ready, dunk each one into white chocolate. Fish out using two forks or spoons and place them on lined baking sheet. Top wth sprinkles and freeze for additional 20 minutes.
  7. Enjoy and store in the fridge!

Notes

* You can substitute any nut butter (or sunflower butter) for the almond butter.

* Use regular or vegan chocolate!

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Freezer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: healthy truffles, birthday cake truffles, white chocolate, healthy dessert, gluten-free dessert, no-bake, no-bake truffles, no-bake birthday cake truffles, easy dessert, birthday cake dessert, almond butter truffles, white chocolate truffles, refined-sugar free, grain-free

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7 Comments
  • Francesca
    Posted at 12:09h, 28 January Reply

    Loved this recipe! So simple and so tasty. I didn’t have white chocolate but even without it tasted just like cookie dough. So delicious!

  • Ellie Kapshaw
    Posted at 10:23h, 29 January Reply

    tastes like straight up cookie dough!!! so yummy

    • Tati Chermayeff
      Posted at 14:28h, 03 February Reply

      Ellie – YAY! This makes me so happy! So glad that you liked them!!

  • Mary Kate
    Posted at 07:57h, 29 April Reply

    Thanks for such an easy and simple recipe! I make these with my kids a lot and they are really yummy, the almond butter adds a great texture and the white chocoalae is a great touch. Overall very yummy.

  • Isabelle Rennert
    Posted at 19:38h, 27 June Reply

    I’ve made a lot of healthy dessert recipes over quarantine, but this one takes the cake by far. I crave these birthday cake truffles at least once a week, and they don’t weigh me down because they’re made with clean, real, whole ingredients. I also love them coated in dark chocolate and white chocolate!

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