Chocolate truffles

servings6
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 290g of 65% dark chocolate
  • 240g of single cream
  • 40g of liquid glucose
  • cocoa powder for dusting

Method

1
Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over barely simmering water, stirring occasionally until just melted. If you have a chocolate thermometer heat to 50˚C
  • 290g of 65% dark chocolate
2
Bring the cream and glucose to the boil, then remove from the heat
  • 240g of single cream
  • 40g of liquid glucose
3
Place the cream mix in a bowl and using a spatula slowly beat in the chocolate. Use a hand blender with a blade attachment to blend the truffle mix to a silky smooth and glossy finish. Leave the mix to set in a cool area (around 10˚C is ideal)
4
Over a period of time, preferably overnight, the mixture will set so it can be balled but will instantly melt in the mouth
5
Place a generous amount of cocoa powder in a shallow dish. Using a small Parisian scoop, make balls and immediately drop into the cocoa powder
  • cocoa powder for dusting
6
Using a fork to allow excess cocoa to fall off, arrange the truffles on a presentation tray and serve