Chocolate truffles
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Chocolate truffles

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Serves 1 - 40 Truffles

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  • 200 g dark chocolate, 70% cocoa
  • 100 g cream
  • 50 g icing sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, opened
  • 50 g butter, soft and in small pieces
  • 4 tbsp almonds, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp cherry brandy
  • 50-60 g cocoa powder


    1. Melt the chocolate to bain-marie.
    2. Combine cream, icing sugar and vanilla, bring to boil over low heat. Stir in chocolate and add the butter.
    3. Add also the almonds and the liqueur. Cover and refrigerate until firm (about 30-40 mins).
    4. Roll 1 teaspoon of mixture into a ball, roll the truffle in cocoa powder and place it on a small paper's cup. Repeat with the remaining mixture and cocoa and more cups. Refrigerate the truffles.
    5. Truffles can be made 3 days ahead.

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Steve Wilson
22nd Sep, 2018
Tastes ok but I really wouldn’t advise adding melted chocolate to boiling hot cream. Invariably the chocolate will seize / split and you end up with an expensive bowl of fat and cocoa. Would recommend waiting til both the Chocolate and cream have cooled for 5-10 mins before mixing