Chocolate truffles Xmas Hack
How to make assorted chocolate truffles
You will need:
- Baking paper
- Baking tray
- Metal bowl
- 50 grams of crushed peanuts
- 15 chopped glace cherries
- 400 grams of milk chocolate
- 1 cup cocoa powder, sifted
- 60ml thickened cream
Step 1: Fill a saucepan with water and bring to simmer on a low heat on the stove. Place the chocolate in a metal bowl and place over the saucepan, melting slowly.
Step 2: Take the chocolate off the heat and combine gently with the thickened cream.
Step 3: Portion the mixture out into thirds.
Step 4: For the first third, mix in crushed peanuts and roll even tablespoons into bite sized truffles.
Step 5: For the second third, mix in the chopped glace cherries and roll even tablespoons into bite sized truffles
Step 6: For the final third of the mixture, roll even tablespoons into bite sized truffles and roll to coat in cocoa powder.
Step 7: Put the truffles in the fridge to set.
TIP: Follow this same recipe with dark chocolate to add extra variety to your gift.