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28 September 2012

Chocolate Truffles

I make these regularly with the Mini Mes as they are so simple and cheap too! You only need two ingredients and if you want to add a little flavour you can use flavoured chocolate instead - mint and orange are great!


250g chocolate (milk or dark)
120ml Double Cream
Chocolate gratings or cocoa powder

  • Break up the chocolate and place it in a bowl.
  • Bring a pan of water to boil and place the bowl of chocolate on top to melt it.
  • Stir until the chocolate has melted completely, remove the bowl from above the saucepan and then mix in the double cream.
  • Cover the bowl and place it in the fridge for around an hour.
  • Remove the bowl and form balls with the mixture. Roll the balls in grated chocolate or cocoa powder.
  • Place in the fridge for 15 minutes to chill.
  • Scoff!

These also make a lovely gift idea when wrapped in some nice paper or placed in a tissue lined box.

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  1. Wow these look yummy, i will have to make these xx

  2. this works with with carob and dairy free cream as well, and even nicer with the flavoured carob, as you say quick and easy

  3. Ooooh I live homemade truffles I used to make them when I was a teenager for Xmas ! I must remmeber this recipe and make some with Burton x

  4. I love chocolate truffles - we made some for my daughter's teacher last Xmas. Thanks for linking up to Foodie Foto Friday x

  5. These look amazing, and you make it sound so easy! I have never tried making truffles at home, I must add it to the to-do list

    1. They are very easy to make, great for kids to roll into balls too to help :) x

  6. OMG! It is FAR too early to be lusting after chocolate! great idea for christmas presents though :)

  7. These will be perfect for Christmas and look quite easy for my Daughters to help make. Thank you


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