Easy chocolate truffles

    2 hours

    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!

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    Serves: 60 

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

    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.


    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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    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


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


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