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Friday, 13 March 2015

Homemade Chocolate Truffles




Ingredients:

For truffles:
50g butter
300ml cream
300g chocolate
1/4 tsp vanilla essence


For coating:
Chopped nuts
Icing sugar
Cocoa




Method:

  1. Place the butter & cream in a pan on a low heat, until the butter has melted and the cream is simmering.
  2. Break the chocolate into pieces and place into a bowl with the vanilla essence.
  3. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate & stir until smooth.
  4. Chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours (or overnight).
  5. Rub some sunflower oil onto your hands & roll teaspoon sized balls of the mix into balls.
  6. Roll the balls in the coatings as above to cover them & place into small paper cases.

Can be wrapped up as a lovely homemade gift for someone.






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