Dark chocolate and cherry truffles

‘A gift of chocolate by a man to a woman has seen many wrongs being forgiven and many favours dispensed.’ – Richard Tomes
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Recipe from: 19 April 2016
Preparation time: 20min + Standing time
Cooking time: 5 min


  • 170
    good-quality dark chocolate (50% to 60% cocoa)
  • 100
  • 20
    softened butter
  • 55
    cherries, chopped (soaked in Kirsch, if you prefer)
  • cocoa powder or chopped nuts, to coat
Servings: Change Serving


Chop the chocolate into small pieces and place in a bowl.

Bring the cream to the boil and pour it over the chopped chocolate, then wait for two minutes. Stir gently to combine.

Blend the butter and the chopped cherries into the chocolate and cream mixture. Place in the fridge until firm.

Roll into small balls, then roll each ball in cocoa or chopped nuts until evenly coated.

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