Ginger and orange biscuit truffles



Ingredients 9
Servings 20
Time 1 h 30 mins + Standing time

Ingredients

  • 150
    g
    dark chocolate - finely chopped
  • ¼
    cup
    thick/double cream
  • 1
    Tbs
    unsalted butter
  • 100
    g
    ginger biscuits
  • 1
    tsp
    finely grated orange zest
  • FOR ROLLING
  • coconut
  • cocoa powder
  • ground nuts ( such as almonds and pistachios)
 

Method

1 h 30 mins
 

Place the finely chopped chocolate in a bowl. Heat the cream and butter together until the mixture reaches boiling point. 


Pour the cream mixture over the chocolate. Leave to stand for 30 seconds then whisk until smooth. Set aside.


Place the ginger biscuits in a ziplock or freezer bag. Use rolling pin to crush into coarse crumbs. 


Add the biscuit crumbs to the chocolate along with the orange zest and mix well. 


Put the bowl in the fridge for an hour or until the mixture is firm enough to roll.


Roll teaspoonfuls of the chocolate into balls. Dust with coconut, cocoa or ground nuts.


Refrigerate the truffles for 30-60 minutes to set. 


Store in the fridge.

Reprinted with the permission of Cupcakes and Couscous. To see more click here.



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