Cherry truffles

Cherry truffles

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From
Atelier Confectionery
Makes
40
Prep
30 mins
Cooking time
5 mins
Photographer
Lisa Linder

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
250g dark chocolate chips
200ml thick cream
30g unsalted butter, cubed
75g dried cherries
20g freeze-dried cherries, finely chopped
unsweetened cocoa powder, for dusting
100g dark chocolate, melted

Method

  1. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the chocolate chips in a large heatproof bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, bring the cream to the boil in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and pour the cream onto the chocolate and mix well. Add the butter, a cube at a time, and mix until fully combined and smooth, then stir in the dried cherries. Leave the ganache to set for at least 4 hours before making into truffles.
  3. Place the freeze-dried cherries into a shallow bowl or tray.
  4. Once the ganache has set, lightly dust your hands with cocoa powder, then take heaped teaspoons of the ganache and roll into balls. Half dip the truffle into the melted chocolate and roll in your palms ensuring that the melted chocolate is covering the truffle. Roll into the freeze-dried cherries and place onto the baking tray.
  5. Leave to set in a cool dry place for about 1 hour. Store in a cool dry place for up to 5 days.
Tags:
sweet
confectionery
lollies
candy
lolly
sweets
sugar
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