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These truffles are really easy to make and are always demanded as gifts by my family every year.
For the truffles:
200g dark good quality chocolate
150ml double cream
50g butter
2 teaspoons of Cointreau or more to taste ( or any other liqueur)

To make:
  1. Melt the butter and chocolate on low in the microwave. Be patient and cool on low to avoid burning and check the chocolate regularly. When the chocolate still has its shape but is soft, take out of the microwave and stir.
  2. Stir in the Cointreau and cream until smooth.
  3. Leave overnight to harden.
  4. The next day use a melon scoop or teaspoon to take little lumps of the mixture and mould into a ball using your hand.
  5. Roll the ball in cocoa powder or icing sugar.
Enjoy!
 


Comments

11/16/2012 22:25

Awesome! Easy enough that even I can make them. I may give them a try.

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11/17/2012 19:58

These sound delicious. The only time I've tried to make truffles, I got into such a mess, I vowed I wouldn't bother again. But that was a long time ago and really I think it's time to try again.

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Kate - Turquoise Lemons
11/17/2012 21:53

Choclette - don't get me wrong - they are messy when you get to the rolling out stage but a melon baller helps and they are totally worth it!

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11/20/2012 16:29

Mmm, these sound utterly yummy, I want some now. If anyone hasn't got a melon baller you could win one on my blog #cheeky!

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