Spooky surprise truffles in a tin

Spooky surprise truffles

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 5 mins plus 2 hrs chilling

Easy

Makes 20-25

This truffle roulette game is perfect for a Halloween party, as you can surprise guests with the fillings. They’re also fun to make with older children

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per truffle (25)

  • kcal64
  • fat5g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre0.2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 100ml double cream
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces
    Dark chocolate soup pots with double cream in spoons

    Dark chocolate

    dahk chok-o-let

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

  • 5 capers, drained, rinsed and patted dry
    Capers

    Capers

    kay-per

    Capers are the small flower buds of the Capparis shrub, which grows in the Mediterranean. As…

  • 5 small sour fizzy sweets
  • 1 olive, cut into 5 pieces
    Bowl of olives

    Olive

    ol-liv

    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • cocoa powder or chocolate sprinkles, for rolling

Method

  1. Pour the cream into a pan and bring just to the boil. Put the chocolate in a large bowl, then pour over the hot cream. Stir until the mixture is smooth and all the chocolate has melted. Leave to cool, then transfer to the fridge and chill for 2 hrs, or until solid.

  2. Scoop out a teaspoonful of the mixture, poke a caper, sweet or piece of olive into the centre and roll into a walnut-size ball with your hands. Repeat with the remaining fillings, then roll the remaining mixture into balls without any filling. Roll the truffles in cocoa or sprinkles. Chill until ready to serve.

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