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Bitter chocolate truffles

Bitter chocolate truffles

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Prep 20 mins plus chilling no cook
  • Easy
  • Makes 24

These bitesize chocolate treats are an impressive way to end a meal and also make a great gift

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per truffle
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal62
fat4g
saturates3g
carbs5g
sugars5g
fibre0g
protein1g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 2 x 100g bars 70% dark chocolate , chopped
  • 85ml double cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • cocoa and grated white chocolate , for dusting

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the chocolate, cream and vanilla in a pan and heat very gently until melted. Cool, then chill for 90 mins until firm.

  • STEP 2

    Use a mini ice cream scoop or teaspoon to make 24 truffles, then dust with cocoa or grated white chocolate. Chill until ready to eat. You can make these 4 days ahead or they will freeze for 1 month. Thaw in a cool place and, if needed, dust with a little more cocoa.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2012

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