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Christmas Cream Truffles

1 Reviews

  • Nut free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Spread the festive joy with these homemade chocolate truffles. They make a perfect Christmas gift with the personal touch and are really simple to make.

40Prep Time
20Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Melt the chocolate in a medium bowl placed over a pan of gently simmering water. Add the dark muscovado sugar and butter, and stir until melted and smooth.

  2. Step 2:

    Stir in the egg yolks, vanilla extract, brandy and cream. Heat gently, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.

  3. Step 3:

    Add the cake or biscuit crumbs. Beat the mixture well and then set aside to cool. Refrigerate until firm enough to handle.

  4. Step 4:

    Form the mixture into approximately 20 balls, and then roll in chocolate strands, cocoa powder and golden icing sugar. Place in sweet cases and store in a cool place.

Ingredients

    • 175g Dark chocolate (broken)
    • 50g Billington's Unrefined Dark Muscovado Sugar
    • 25g Butter (unsalted)
    • 2 Egg yolk(s) (free range, medium)
    • 0.5 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 1 tbsp Brandy
    • 2 tsp Single cream
    • 40g Cake crumb (or biscuit crumb)
    • 50g Chocolate flavoured strands
    • 25g Cocoa powder
    • 25g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar

Utensils

  • Glass bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Beater

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