Easy Chocolate Truffles
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Easy Chocolate Truffles

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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!

jmackinnell

Ingredients

Serves: 60 

  • 1 (200g) tub cream cheese, softened
  • 350g icing sugar, sifted
  • 500g plain chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Method

Prep:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:2hr 

  1. 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.

Note:

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.

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Reviews (25)

135

I am thinking of making these for xmas. How long will these truffles remain edible for? and how should they be stored? - 18 Oct 2010

82

i want to make these for gifts at xmas, how long will they last? - 29 Oct 2011

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by jenks08

want to make these as xmas gifts how long do they last. - 18 Dec 2011

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