Baking, Desserts, Vegan, Vegetarian

Dark Chocolate Rum Truffles

Cooking method:

Standard
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 25 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 15 people

Dark Chocolate Rum Truffles

Rum and dark chocolate are a match made in heaven, and these boozy delights are a must have to impress your guests. 4 simple ingredients, and they couldn’t be easier to make.

Utensils required

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Red Leg Spiced Rum
  • 300g dark chocolate
  • 9 tbsp full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp cacao powder

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Method

  • Step 1

    Begin by melting the chocolate in the microwave for 3 minutes giving it a stir every 30 seconds

  • Step 2

    Leave to cool slightly before pouring into your blender

  • Step 3

    Add to this the coconut milk and rum, and blend for 10 seconds or until combined

  • Step 4

    Pour the mixture into a bowl and place in the fridge ideally overnight but if not, for a minimum of 3 hours

  • Step 5

    Scoop out a tablespoon of the firmed mixture at a time and quickly roll it into a ball. If the mixture is sticky dip your hands in a bowl of cold water before rolling

  • Step 6

    Place the truffles onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper, and place in the freezer to re-firm for around 15 minutes

  • Step 7

    Add the cacao powder to a bowl and roll each truffle in it

  • Step 8

    Eat immediately, or store in the freezer. If storing in the freezer, leave to warm up for 10 minutes before serving

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