Zowey Truffles



Zowey Truffles

Sweet zowey balls sprinkled with coconut flakes and crushed peanuts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 15 Poeple


  • Blender
  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Sauce Pan
  • Rubber spatula


  • 2 Cups Roasted Peanuts
  • Tbsp Chilli Powder
  • Tsp Ground Cloves
  • 2 Tbsp Ground Ginger
  • 2 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Cups Roasted Corn Meal
  • Pinch of Salt
  • For the Coating
  • 250 g Dark Chocolate
  • 100 g Unsalted Butter
  • For the Topping
  • 2 Tbsp coconut flakes
  • 2 Tbsp Crushed Peanuts


  • Pour the roasted peanuts into a food processor and pulse until gritty, add the chilli powder, ground cloves, ground ginger, powdered sugar and blend until smooth.
  • Add the roasted cornmeal, pulse until all mixed into a smooth dough, transfer into a bowl.
  • Scoop table spoon portions and mould into balls.
  • Place on cooling racks and set in the fridge for 15mins.
  • Pour the dark chocolate into a double boiler, add butter, allow to melt and stir into a smooth consistency.
  • Take off the heat and let cool off completely.
  • Place the rack on a baking pan.
  • Drizzle on the zowey balls and sprinkle coconut flakes and the crushed peanuts on top and let sit to set.
  • Zowey truffles ready to serve.


Keyword Chocolate Dankwa, Peanut, Zowey, Zowey Truffles

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