Whether it's in a rich black forest gateau or just a simple chocolate truffle, there's something incredibly decadent about combining the flavours of dark chocolate and cherry. Even here, used in this humble protein ball recipe, the sweetness of the chocolate protein powder and cocoa compliments the sourness of the cherries wonderfully, creating a rich and indulgent-tasting treat...
First, place your dates, dried cherries and almonds in a food processor and blend until no large chunks remain. Once the mixture starts to become sticky, add in the rest of your ingredients and blend again, using a little almond milk to bind if needed.
Using your hands, roll bite-sized balls (it should make about 11 small balls) and store in an air-tight container.