Chocolate and Coffee Truffles

    Chocolate and Coffee Truffles


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    These chocolate and coffee truffles make the perfect sweet treat to have with coffee after a formal meal; having said that I eat them pretty much at anytime anywhere.

    Makes: 60 truffles approximately

    • 300g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
    • 1/3 cup (60g) icing sugar
    • 100g butter, softened
    • 150ml thickened cream
    • 2 tablespoons coffee liqueur
    • Coating
    • 250g chocolate (50%+ cocoa content), broken into pieces
    • 50ml strong espresso

    Preparation:2hours  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:4hours chilling  ›  Ready in:6hours5min 

    1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Once melted stir in icing sugar and butter.
    2. Remove from heat and stir in the cream and coffee liqueur. Beat for 1 minute then chill until firm.
    3. Using a teaspoon scoop out some of the chocolate mixture and roll into balls.
    4. Coating: Melt chocolate and espresso in a double boiler. Stir until smooth.
    5. Line a tray with baking paper. Dip truffles into the warm liquid chocolate then place onto tray. Allow to set.
    6. Once set place each truffle in a small paper case. Store in an airtight container.

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