Easy Dark Chocolate Truffles

These easy-to-make bite-sized treats feature a luxurious combination of chocolate and cream. Create your own signature truffle by rolling in different toppings or adding in your favourite liqueurs or extracts and surprise your friends. Perfect for homemade gifts, dinner party petit fours or treating yourself to a little Lindt luxury.

Chocolatier’s Tip

Handle truffles with care. Because of their high fat content, they will melt in your hands when you are rolling them.

Get creative with your decorations, other chopped nuts (hazelnuts and pistachios) and chocolate curls look - and taste - wonderful.

Makes around 12 of each flavour (the exact number will depend on the size of your tuffles)

15 minutes
Easy

Method

Step 1.

Heat cream until it just comes to a boil. Add chopped chocolate and remove pan from heat.

Step 2.

Stir or whisk until chocolate is completely melted.

Step 3.

Stir in butter until ganache is smooth.

Step 4.

Put in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap, ensuring that plastic makes contact with the entire surface of the ganache.

Step 5.

Refrigerate overnight or until ganache is set.

Step 6.

To form the truffles, use a melon baller, small ice cream scoop or teaspoon. Roll the ganache in a ball and place on parchment paper. Roll finished truffles in unsweetened cocoa powder

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