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Chocolate Coconut Truffles

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About this recipe: These truffles will knock the socks of any chocolate lover. They are rich, creamy and oh-so-chocolatey. Why not pack them up into cellophane bags and give them as food gifts?

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Ingredients
Makes: 40 truffles

  • Truffles
  • 250g milk chocolate
  • 60g butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut
  • few drops vanilla extract
  • 150ml whipping cream
  • To Coat
  • 200g milk chocolate
  • 50ml milk
  • few drops vanilla extract

Method
Prep:1hr  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:3hr setting  ›  Ready in:4hr5min 

  1. Chop chocolate into pieces and melt in a double boiler. Stir in butter and icing sugar.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in coconut and vanilla.
  3. Beat cream until it thickens, but not so that it is stiff. Fold into the chocolate mixture and mix well. Chill.
  4. Once the mixture is quite solid, scoop out portions using a spoon and roll into balls.
  5. For the coating, break the chocolate into pieces. Melt with milk and vanilla in the ouble boiler, stirring to a smooth consistency.
  6. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Dip the truffles in the chocolate using a fork or a wooden skewer. You will have to work quickly while the covering is still runny. Place the truffles on the greaseproof paper and allow the chocolate to set. Place in little paper cases and store in the fridge.

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Reviews (2)

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Hi there, I have just finished making my version of these truffles, they taste GREAT, see photo - 09 Feb 2014

PuddingQueen
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- 25 Mar 2013

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