Chocolate & coffee truffle pots

Chocolate & coffee truffle pots

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 6
What better way to finish a meal than rich chocolate truffles and coffee? This easy dessert combines the two

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal543
  • fat45g
  • saturates25g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars27g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • 200g dark chocolate
    Dark chocolate soup pots with double cream in spoons

    Dark chocolate

    dahk chok-lit

    Dark chocolate means the shiny, dark-reddish brown treat produced from the cacao bean, theobroma…

  • 100ml strong coffee
  • 4 tbsp favourite spirit, such as rum, brandy, Disaronno
    Brandy

    Brandy

    bran-dee

    Brandy is a distilled spirit made from virtually any fermented fruit or starchy vegetable.…

  • 400ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • cocoa powder, to serve

Method

  1. Break the chocolate into small chunks and tip into a bowl with the coffee and alcohol. Bring 250ml of the cream to the boil, then pour over the chocolate mixture and stir until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth. Divide the mix between 6 coffee cups and leave to set overnight in the fridge.

  2. To serve, whip the remaining cream with the sugar until just set. Spoon the cream onto the chocolate pots and serve dusted with cocoa powder so each cup looks like a cappuccino.

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ajeffery61
29th Mar, 2014
This was a great success. Easy to make (and useful that you can make it the day before) and really impressive served in coffee cups with Amaretti biscuits. One to use time and again for dinner parties.
bertie-roberts
25th Jan, 2012
I was very disappointed as this did not set and was so runny I threw it away - any comments as to why as I followed the recipe to the last letter!
njamurphy
5th Jan, 2012
5.05
Great little dessert, easy to make and serving in espresso cups gives it that wow factor. It is very rich so you do not need to serve a lot per person. I served extra cream in a bowl on the table as all the dark chocolate and coffee can be a too bitter for some.
nicky_lawrence41
17th Sep, 2010
3.05
really easy to make and tasted lovely. was very rich so don't need a lot and found that the mixture didn't make up 6 cups
coffee_machines
13th Sep, 2010
Coffee is just magic!
carolll
10th Jun, 2009
200gms of 86% chocolate was far to much, it tasted very bitter, not sure i would make again
Linnyma
26th Feb, 2009
5.05
So easy to make, a little goes a long way!!!
gizzimolyle
9th Jan, 2009
There is no list of ingredients and quantities for this recipe
dmohess
22nd Dec, 2008
5.05
My chocolate mixture did not set but that may be because I was heavy handed with the Amaretto - my guests loved it.
tuscanlucia
20th Dec, 2008
I actually found that the chocolate mixture wasn't sweet enough. I think it might be because I used chocolate with high cocoa content - will try and add some sugar if I make it again. It set beautifully though.

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