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Dark chocolate truffles

Recipe from: 25 August 2010
recipes chocolate sweets

Ingredients 7
Servings 10
Time 25 mins


  • 400
    good quality dark chocolate
  • 250
  • 60
    softened, unsalted butter
  • Flavouring (optional):
  • 10
    liqueur or other liquid OR
  • 4
    chopped nuts or as much chilli as you like
  • cocoa powder, icing sugar or melted chocolate for decorating


30 mins
In a double boiler, melt the cream and chocolate and mix until smooth.
Allow to cool to room temperature and beat in the butter. Make sure the butter is mixed in well.
Add the flavourings of your choice and mix in.
Cover and refrigerate until the mixture is firm enough to roll little balls with.
Using a teaspoon or a melon baller, make and roll balls of truffles and place on some grease-proof paper.
Refrigerate for another 30 minutes.
Sift some cocoa/icing sugar onto a plate or melt some dark chocolate in a bowl and cover the truffles with whichever topping you choose.
Truffles can be kept for up to 2 weeks in the fridge and must be eaten within a week if not refrigerated.

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