My Basket (0)

  • No products in the basket.
Official Ninja Website

No-Bake Cake Balls

by Amelia Littlejohn
on 5th July 2019
This section of our website is for recipes and tips shared by Ninja users, so they have not been tested by us and we do not have nutritional information for recipes.

These are a chocolate lovers dream! A delicious ball of vegan & gluten free cake-dough coated in rich dark chocolate… yes, they are as heavenly as they sound! These little balls of  yumminess are so easy to make, require only a few ingredients and make just the best sweet snack when those chocolate cravings hit.


Make at the beginning of the week and store in the fridge for up to 5 days!

No-Bake Cake Balls

Rate this recipe


  • 180g ground almonds
  • 20g cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 5 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 60g dark chocolate
Prep Time


  1. Add all the ingredients apart from the dark chocolate into your food processor and blend until combined together

  2. Roll the mixture into balls using your hands. You should make around 6 balls. Place into the fridge for 1 hour to firm up

  3. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie. Remove the balls from the fridge and carefully coat each ball in the chocolate. Place back into the fridge for a further hour to set

Amelia Littlejohn

My love and passion for vegan food was initially inspired by health problems. After being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and coeliac disease as well as suffering with mental health issues, I realised my diet needed to change drastically. My symptoms were affecting every area of my life, so I began to look at what food I was putting into my body and educated myself on how nutrition has a direct impact on how we feel, physically and mentally.
Read more posts by Amelia Littlejohn