‘Chocolate Truffle’ recipe

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Ingredients List

87.5ml Double Cream

137.5g Milk Chocolate

12.5g Butter (unsalted)

Coatings:

Cocoa Butter

Roasted Hazelnuts

Freeze dried Raspberry pieces

Icing Sugar

Marzipan

Green, Red, Yellow Food Colouring

Allergens

Please be aware there are allergens present in this recipe. These include:

Dairy (cream, butter, chocolate)

Nut (hazelnuts, marzipan – almonds)

Soya (chocolate)

How to make it

Step 1

Before cooking, wash your hands and put on an apron.

Step 2

Place the cream in a saucepan. Bring gently to the boil. Then remove from the hob, add the chocolate and mix until all melted.

Step 3

Stir in the butter.

Step 4

Allow to cool. Then cover and chill in the fridge overnight (or for at least 4 hours).

Step 5

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Using either a small ice cream scoop or two teaspoons, scoop out 10-15 balls, shape and place on the paper. (Tip – if the mixture gets too soft, chill it first)

Step 6

truffle-rollingSuggested coatings – To decorate the truffles, you can coat/roll the truffles with/into….

  • cocoa powder
  • nuts (ensure the nuts are finely chopped)
  • desiccated coconut
  • dark, milk or white chocolate
    To do this, take your chosen truffles and chill or freeze them for 30-60 minutes.
    In the meantime, melt the chocolate in a small bowl over a saucepan with simmering water.
    Allow the chocolate to cool.
    Then dip your chilled / frozen truffles in the melted chocolate, place on the baking paper and re-chill the truffles until the coated chocolate has hardened.
  • melted chocolate, then top with a sprinkle of freeze dried raspberry pieces.

….or alternatively, style them into Christmas Puddings using marzipan (coloured with green, red and yellow food colouring) and white chocolate.

Step 7

truffles-in-box-closed-ribbonPackage your truffles and gift wrap for your loved ones!

Storage:
Store in a cool place (ideally a fridge) for up to 10 days.

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