Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts

Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts.

Fancy making some chocolate truffles?

Great for presents to make for someone special.

Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts

Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts:


150g plain chocolate

150ml thick double cream

25g unsalted butter

2 tablespoons rum or brandy

1 tablespoon Greek Yoghurt

Sweet paper or petit fours cases

25g of any of the following:

Whitworths Chopped Almonds

Whitworths Chopped Hazelnuts

Whitworths Toasted Chopped Mixed Nuts

Whitworths Flaked Almonds, roughly chopped

Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts


1.) Break the chocolate into small pieces and grind it in a food processor or grate until very fine.

2.) In a pan simmer the cream, butter, and rum or brandy.

3.) Add the chocolate and mix off the heat until smooth.

4.) Add the yoghurt and stir in.

5.) Transfer the mixture into a bowl, cover with cling film and cool.

6.) Then leave in the fridge overnight, or simply place in the freezer for 1-2 hours until thickened.

7.) Take a teaspoon of the mixture and roll between your hands to create a ball shape.

8.) Roll each individual ball in the chosen chopped nuts to then place into the paper cases.

9.) This recipe should make approximately 40 truffles that can be put into boxes and given as Christmas gifts.

10.) They should be kept refrigerated and be eaten within three days.

11.) The truffles also freeze well.

Chocolate Truffles: Great For Homemade Christmas Gifts. Recipe and photo credit by – Whitworths.

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1 Comment

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    17th November 2013 / 8:55 pm

    I love how these are presented Claire! A great gift indeed!

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