Chocolate Truffles

    1 hour 30 minutes

    Chocolate truffles are a great Christmas or anytime snack; the recipe is easy to follow for your next homemade treat. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Chocolate Truffles Video.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 175g icing sugar
    • 120g unsalted butter
    • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 1 tablespoon whisky or rum
    • shaved chocolate, desiccated coconut or cocoa powder, to decorate

    Preparation:30min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Place the butter in a bowl with the icing sugar and mix until fluffy.
    2. Add the cocoa and whisky or rum then continue to mix. (Adding more than 1 tablespoon of liquid will make it difficult to shape the mixture.)
    3. Shape the mixture into small balls then roll in shaved chocolate, desiccated coconut or cocoa powder individually and place them on a tray.
    4. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

    Watch a video of it being made…

    Chocolate Truffles
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    Good icing but...they're not really truffles...I tried adding icing sugar which worked but it ended up being too sweet.  -  04 Nov 2017


    it's basically chocolate butter icing, there is no way you can roll these into truffles!  -  09 Nov 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Altered ingredient amounts. allot more icing sugar  -  04 Jan 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)