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24-10--2006, 05:36 PM
Ok this is one for special treats or to make as gifts for all those chocolate lovers you know.

Chocolate Truffles

1lb good dark chocolate
6 fl oz Double Cream
1 oz ground almonds
1 oz cocoa powder
Flavouring such as 2 table spoons of rum,or brandy or coffee liqueur or orange/lemon zest, chopped dried fruit....
small paper cases

- Break the chocolate into small peices
- Gently heat the double cream in a pan until it almost comes to the boil.
- Remove the pan from the heat and gently stir in the chocolate pieces until they melt and the mixture becomes smooth
- add your flavouring & the ground almonds.
- Chill in the fridge for 3 hours
- Dust your palms with cocoa powder
-Scoop out teaspoons of the truffle mix and shape with your hands into a ball.
- roll each truffle in cocoa powder and then place in a small paper case.
- decorate with curls of chocolate or orange zest strips.
- Keep refrigerated and eat within 7 days.

They are really bad for your hips, but very yummy

24-10--2006, 06:56 PM
*scratches head*

I could have sworn I put this in the Swap recipes thread...... Spooky ghosts kidnapped it hehehehe

24-10--2006, 07:00 PM
Wow, just reading the recipe is making me drool :) Thx, will defo try making them soon.

hazy daisy
24-10--2006, 08:47 PM
only a female could leave such a recipe - will have to have a go at these babies... thanks ;)

24-10--2006, 09:00 PM
mmmmm yummy will def try this, im a complete choccie freak.

24-10--2006, 09:26 PM
Mmmmm. I made some chocolate truffles pretty much identical to this recipe, made 'em for Stu's birthday last year - they're very very rich! But veeerrryyy yummy :D