Chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 16

These truffles, from Good Food reader Jeanette Jones, make great gifts. Vary them with chopped walnuts, dried fruit or a splash of rum

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per truffle

kcalories
120
protein
2g
carbs
17g
fat
6g
saturates
2g
fibre
0g
sugar
15g
salt
0.07g

Ingredients

  • 100g plain or milk chocolate
  • 75ml condensed milk
  • 100g Madeira cake crumbs
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 100g icing sugar
  • cocoa and icing sugar, to decorate

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Method

  1. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Once melted, add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Roll into walnut-size balls with your hands and pop into the fridge on a plate to chill and set. Once set, roll in cocoa or icing sugar. Will keep in the fridge for 1 week.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2010

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valli's picture
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Everybody loved these. I used Greens Zesty Orange Cake mix instead of Madeira which gave it a unique taste, and coated in cocoa. I might try dark chocolate next time as vickyeds mentions. Very easy.

vickyeds's picture
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These were a huge success..very rich but very welled received by all. I changed the chocolate for dark chocolate with chilli and coated them in white chocolate and desicated coconut..will definitely do these again!

ella_s101's picture

Instead of rolling in cocoa/icing sugar, dip into melted chocolate, then into chopped walnut, desiccated coconut or leave with just plain chocolate!

burke10's picture

If giving these as a present, Will they last in the Box? or do they have to be kept in a fridge until eaten??

izziecolton's picture
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i liked these but weren't as good as i thought they would be!!!!!!!!!!

poppythecat's picture

I add a little almond essence and dip them in melted chocolate rather than cocoa. Yummy.

ursulamegan's picture
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Full of flavour if you use good chocolate and alcohol!

e_rowland99's picture
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I found these plain and quite tasteless, and they didn't taste like truffles at all! But they are quick to make though, so good if you're in a hurry.

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