CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Perfect for your honey for Valentine's Day. Use the best chocolate - we used Cacao Barry 70% chocolate. Any extra truffles keep well frozen.

Perfect for your honey for Valentine's Day. Use the best chocolate - we used Cacao Barry 70% chocolate. Any extra truffles keep well frozen.

About 24 truffles

Ingredients

  • 8 oz best quality semi sweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp butter, cut up
  • 2 tbsp favourite liqueur, optional
  • coating:
  • 1/2 cup cocoa

Method

  1. Place chopped chocolate in a medium sized mixing bowl. Bring cream to a boil. Pour hot cream over chocolate and shake gently so that cream just covers chocolate. Allow to rest two minutes. Stir until smooth. Stir in butter and liqueur if using.
  2. Stir mixture until cool and chocolate can be mounded. Spoon or pipe chocolate into 1 tbsp mounds onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate until firm. Roll into irregular shaped balls.
  3. Sift cocoa and roll truffles in the cocoa mixture until well coated. Refrigerate or freeze.

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

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