Beechworth Honey Chocolate Truffles

Honey, chocolate and hazelnuts... a late night sweet treat or family picnic favourite, these truffles will satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Prep time:30 minutes
Refrigerate:2 hours
Total time:2 hours 30 minutes
Course:Dessert
Calories:2551

Ingredients

  • 125 ml double cream
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 tbsp Traditional Beechworth Honey
  • 280 g good quality dark chocolate (you can use milk chocolate if you prefer )
  • 1 handful hazelnuts (crushed or chopped)
  • 50 g good quality cocoa powder
  • 50 g good quality white chocolate powder

Instructions

  • Prepare the chocolate by breaking into pieces.
  • Place the double cream, butter and honey in a small saucepan and bring to gently to the boil stirring constantly.
  • Take the saucepan off the heat.
  • Pour the mixture over the chocolate pieces and stir through with a metal spoon allowing the chocolate to melt. Stir until fully melted.
  • Refrigerate for around 2 hours or until the mixture is set.
  • Toast the hazelnuts and crush them into small pieces placing then into a dessert bowl.
  • Place the cocoa and white chocolate powder  into two different dessert bowls.
  • With a teaspoon scoop small balls of the chocolate mixture and roll into balls, rolling into either the hazelnuts, cocoa or white chocolate to coat the truffles.
  • Repeat until the chocolate mix is used and place the truffles in the fridge to set fully before serving them.
  • Use a Beechworth Honey Reusable Storage Jar to store your truffles in!

Notes

Perfectly paired with Beechworth Traditional Honey. 

Nutrition

Calories: 2551 kcalCarbohydrates: 202 gProtein: 40 gFat: 192 gSaturated Fat: 103 gTrans Fat: 1 gCholesterol: 182 mgSodium: 142 mgPotassium: 3117 mgFiber: 50 gSugar: 105 gVitamin A: 1994 IUVitamin C: 3 mgCalcium: 415 mgIron: 42 mg
Keyword: chocolate, hazelnut, truffle
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