Tiramisu truffles served on a board

Tiramisu truffles

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Prep: 30 mins Cook: 5 mins plus at least 1 hr 45 mins chilling and freezing

Easy

Makes 24

Give these truffles for a Christmas or birthday present. With white and dark chocolate plus a marsala and espresso centre, they taste just like a slice of tiramisu 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per truffle

  • kcal132
  • fat10g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • 140ml double cream
  • 25g unsalted butter
    Butter

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  • 150g dark chocolate, chopped
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    Dark chocolate

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  • 60ml marsala
  • 1 heaped tbsp strong espresso powder, plus extra for dusting
  • 250g white chocolate
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Method

  1. Gently heat the double cream and butter until just steaming. Put the dark chocolate in a heatproof bowl, pour over the warm cream and stir to melt. Stir in the marsala, then mix the espresso powder with 1 tbsp boiling water and add this as well. Chill for 1-2 hrs, or until firm enough to scoop. Use a teaspoon to scoop the mixture and gently roll into balls using your hands (you may want to use gloves). Put on a lined baking tray and freeze for 30 mins.

  2. Heat the white chocolate in the microwave for 1-2 mins, or until melted, then dip each ball in the white chocolate and return to the tray using a fork. Dust with a little espresso powder while the chocolate is still soft. Return to the freezer for 10-15 mins to set. Will keep in the fridge for three days.

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madeline90
18th Dec, 2019
Can these be frozen if making in advance of Christmas to give as gifts? how would you defrost them? Thanks
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