Chocolate Truffles with Whiskey

    Chocolate Truffles with Whiskey


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    This extremely sweet and chocolately treat is made like a ganache. They make a great Valentine's day gift.

    Serves: 800 

    • 400ml thickened cream
    • 400g dark chocolate, 70% cocoa solids
    • 2 tablespoons whisky
    • 30g cocoa, for dusting

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours30min 

    1. Line a square baking tin with cling wrap, it must be at least 2cm deep.
    2. Bring cream to a boil in a small nonstick saucepan.
    3. Smash chocolate into small pieces then pour cream over. Leave for a minute then stir a couple times. Continue to rest and stir until the chocolate has melted and the cream is chocolately and thick.
    4. Stir in whisky.
    5. Pour mixture into the tin. Make level by smoothing with a spatula or spoon. Tap the tin on the counter to settle it. Cover and chill for several hours until set.
    6. When ready turn out truffles in a slab. Trim edges. Cut into cubes.
    7. Sift over with cocoa or sift cocoa into a bowl and dip the cubes.
    8. Roll truffles into balls. Arrange on plates and chill in fridge until served.

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