Monday, 2 December 2019

Baileys & Menier Chocolate Truffles

Baileys & Menier Chocolate Truffles
Treat friends and family to a little bit of chocolate heaven with this delicious truffles recipe for an easy and thoughtful edible Christmas gift.

Makes 16
Prep time:  30 minutes (plus chilling time)
Cooking time: 10 minutes

100ml double cream
100ml Baileys
40g light muscovado sugar
300g Menier dark chocolate, roughly chopped
25g butter, softened & cubed
200g Menier milk chocolate
Menier cocoa powder, to dust


1.    In a pan heat the cream, baileys and sugar over a gentle heat until it begins to boil.  Allow to simmer for a minute and remove from the heat and cool for 2 minutes.
2.    Place the dark chocolate and butter into a large heatproof bowl and pour over the cream & baileys mixture.  After a couple of minutes stir well until smooth and glossy.  Add a pinch of salt and allow to cool, cover and place in the fridge for two hours to set.
3.    Remove from the fridge and using a teaspoon scoop out the truffles and then roll in your hand to form spheres.  Chill the truffles whilst you melt the milk chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water.
4.    Dip each truffle into the melted chocolate to coat, sprinkle with cocoa powder and place on greaseproof paper to set.  Enjoy!

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