Chocolate Rum Truffles

    1 hour 40 min

    This recipe will show you how to make two types of truffles. A white chocolate rum truffle, coated in toasted coconut and a dark chocolate rum truffle, coated in grated chocolate.

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    Makes: 50 truffles

    • 200g light sponge cake, finely diced
    • 4 tablespoons dark rum (54% alcohol)
    • 125ml orange juice
    • 60g butter
    • 30g icing sugar
    • 4 drops rum essence
    • 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped
    • 100g white chocolate, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • To Decorate
    • 100g grated chocolate or chocolate strands
    • 75g desiccated coconut

    Prep:45min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:45min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

    1. Soak sponge cake in rum and orange juice. Let soak for a while.
    2. Beat butter, icing sugar and rum essence until fluffy, then mix in soaked sponge. Split the mixture in half and place into two bowls.
    3. Melt the two types of chocolate separately in a double boiler. Mix the white chocolate with half of the sponge mixture and the dark chocolate with the other half. Chill for 45 minutes.
    4. Toast desiccated coconut in a dry pan. Set aside.
    5. Form 25 balls from each chocolate mixture. Roll dark chocolate truffles in grated chocolate. Roll white chocolate truffles in coconut.

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