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Cheat truffles

Recipe from: 1 March 2016
recipe, chocolate, truffles,treat

Ingredients 6
Servings 10
Time 00:15


  • 1/2
    desiccated coconut
  • 1
    (which is ½ pack (16 biscuits) whole biscuits) blended Marie biscuits
  • 1/2
    ground ginger
  • 1/2
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2
    condensed milk
  • 100
    60% Lindt dark chocolate (1 whole bar)



Lightly toast the coconut over low heat, turning it from time to time.

Blend the biscuits. Mix the finely blended biscuits with the toasted coconut and spices.

Pour the condensed milk and mix well.

Wet your hands in water so the mix doesn’t stick to you.

Scoop a heaped ½ tablespoon and shape into a round ball. Drop in the melted chocolate carefully, using the teaspoon to make sure the ball is all covered.  Remove with a fork and tap off the excess chocolate.

Place the ball onto a roasting tray, tightly wrapped with Clingfilm to create a springy base for the balls to set on (this makes sure the balls don’t get a flat base)

Repeat the process until you have around 8-10 balls.

Leave to cool until the chocolate sets.

Once set, transfer the truffle pops, into a jar with a screwable lid.

Reprinted with permission of Siba Mtongana and Food Network South Africa.

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