Chocolate Truffles

Serve these after dinner, or make up a box of them for a festive gift. Chocolate heaven.

2 hours
Prep Time
Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients

  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 100g dark chocolate
  • 1 cup Chelsea icing sugar, approximately
  • 1 Tbsp rum
  • 1 tsp cocoa
  • Fine desiccated or shredded coconut
  • Chocolate hail

Method

  1. Put the butter and chocolate into a saucepan and heat gently, stirring until melted.
  2. Add ½ cup of the icing sugar and stir until the mixture is thick, then add the rum and cocoa. Add enough of the remaining icing sugar to form a stiff mixture.
  3. Scoop out tablespoonful of the mixture and shape into balls, then roll in the coconut or chocolate hail and chill until firm.