Chocolate truffle egg box

Chocolate truffle egg box

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 5 mins


Makes 12 truffles or 2 gift boxes
Pop rich chocolate sweets rolled in nuts and cocoa in an empty egg box for an extra-special finish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per truffle

  • kcal183
  • fat15g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.1g
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  • 150ml double cream
  • 100g dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 100g milk chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 50g chopped hazelnut



    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

You'll also need

  • mini paper cases
  • empty egg boxes



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • ribbon (optional)


  1. Gently heat the cream in a pan. When hot, remove from the pan and leave to stand for 1 min. Add dark and milk chocolates to the pan, and stir until melted and smooth. Pour mixture into a bowl and chill in the fridge until firm.

  2. When the chocolate is firm, use 2 teaspoons to scoop out 12 walnut-sized truffles. Roll half the truffles in the cocoa powder and the other half in hazelnuts. Place the covered truffles in mini paper cases and pop into egg boxes. You can now tie up with ribbon and give to someone you love.

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Comments (3)

jeannewh1tmore's picture

do you have to add the dark choco or can you just use milk choco?

claireron's picture

How long do they keep...?
Good food .. please add how long things will keep to your edible gifts... thankyou

jordanadunlop's picture

These are yummy and so easy to make! I added a tablespoon of rum to them and made them half the size so ended up with 24small truffles as they are quite rich. Will definitely make them again :)

Questions (3)

aboogie's picture

how long do these keep for..... plleeease add how long things keep for to edible gifts

goodfoodteam's picture

Hi there, thanks for your feedback. These will keep for a week in the fridge.

Bentleybird's picture

Can you let us know how long these keep, and do they need to stay in the fridge?

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