Chocolate and Rose Date Balls

Chocolate and Rose Date Balls

Rose petals are not an ingredient I would have ever thought to put in my food. Many years ago I started buying herbal teas and in recent years I have enjoyed many. Although I like a herbal tea I now love making my own combinations. The other week I made a sleep night time tea which was so good. When I was making the tea I decided to try the rose petals in date balls.

Before I started the process I checked as to whether it would be ok to eat rose petals. Then I set to work grabbing ingredients from the fridge and pantry. At first I was a little apprehensive as to whether these date balls would be tasty or even taste of rose.I have to be honest I was pleasantly surprised by the date balls were very palatable. Plus they were chewy and soft too. It’s definitely a recipe I will be making again soon.

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  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board
  • Tablespoon
  • Food processor
  • Bowl
  • Tupperware box or airtight container


  • Medjool dates x 150g
  • Almond butter x 150g
  • Raw cacao powder or cocoa powder x 2 tbsp plus extra for dusting
  • Rose petals x 4 tbsp


  • Remove the stones from the dates and put them into the food processor.
  • Add in the almond butter raw cacao powder or cocoa powder and rose petals.
  • Blend all of these ingredients together until the mixture forms a sort of ball.
  • Take a piece of the mixture and roll it between your hands until it forms a ball.
  • Roll it in the extra raw cacao powder or cocoa until it is covered.
  • Repeat the process for the rest of the mixture.
  • Put in the fridge for a couple of hours or preferably overnight.
  • Then serve and enjoy.
Chocolate and Rose Date Balls

Chocolate and Rose Date Balls were a huge hit with me. When I made these the other day I hid them in the fridge so I could enjoy them for myself. Shh, don’t tell my husband or son!!! I had to make sure they were ok first. Trust me, they you won’t want to give your ones away. If you do decide to gift them then they do make a delicious gift for a family member or friend. Hee, hee! However you decide to eat this treat or whoever you give it to, as always, please enjoy. Thank you xxx