About this recipe:Insanely easy, but so gorgeously rich! Recipe makes a large amount but you can vary flavourings and coatings to make several different varieties. All the better to give as gifts!
1 (200g) tub cream cheese, softened
350g icing sugar, sifted
500g plain chocolate, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
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Method Prep:1hr › Extra time:1hr › Ready in:2hr
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in icing sugar until well blended. Stir in melted chocolate and vanilla until no streaks remain. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Shape into 2.5cm balls.
Roll truffles in ground walnuts (or any ground nuts), cocoa, coconut, icing sugar, etc.
To flavour truffles with liqueurs or other flavorings, omit vanilla. Divide truffle mixture into thirds. Add 1 tablespoon liqueur (almond, coffee, orange) to each mixture; mix well.