Whisky ginger truffles
prep 30 mins | total time 35 mins, plus chilling
- 150g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), finely chopped
- 25g soft butter, chopped
- 1 heaped tbsp finely chopped stem ginger
- 1½ tbsp whisky
- 150ml double cream
- 25g light muscovado sugar
- 2 tbsp cocoa, sifted, for coating
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
- Put the chopped chocolate, butter, ginger and whisky in a bowl.
- In a pan, heat the cream and sugar together until just boiling; remove from the heat.
- Pour the hot cream over the chocolate mixture. Set aside for 2 minutes to melt, then stir until glossy. Leave to cool slightly, then chill for 2 hours until firm.
- Take teaspoonfuls of the mixture and roll into balls. Then roll in the cocoa and transfer to baking sheets lined with baking paper. Chill again to firm up. Once solid, transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge.
These two flavours were made for each other and combine beautifully in these luxuriously rich, dark truffles