Save with Thermomix® and make your own Chocolate Truffles

Surprise your loved ones using Thermomix® to make chocolate truffles! You can make an assortment of flavours. Place them in beautiful packaging and they’re perfect as gifts 🎁

Homemade food gifts for Christmas are not only thoughtful and personal, its cost saving too!

Assorted Chocolate Truffles
Ingredients

Truffles

  • 300 g dark chocolate, small pieces or callets
  • 100 g milk chocolate, small pieces or callets
  • 300 g double cream
  • 20 g unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt
  • 4 tsp brandy

Coatings

  • 20 g desiccated coconut
  • 20 g cocoa powder
  • 80 g pistachio nuts, unsalted
  • 80 g roasted hazelnuts

Preparation

Truffles

  1. Place dark chocolate and milk chocolate in mixing bowl then grate 10 sec/speed 8.
  2. Add cream, butter and salt then melt 5 min/50°C/speed 3. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula then melt again 1-2 min/50°C/speed 2 until smooth. Set scales to zero then remove 350 g mixture to a bowl (scales will show -350 g) and set aside.
  3. Add brandy and mix 6 sec/speed 3. Transfer to another bowl, cover and label each bowl then set aside in fridge until just firm (approx. 2 hours). Meanwhile, clean mixing bowl and prepare coatings.

Coatings

  1. Place a bowl on mixing bowl lid, weigh in coconut and set aside. Place another bowl on mixing bowl lid, weigh in cocoa powder and set aside.
  2. Place pistachios in mixing bowl and chop 2 sec/speed 6. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Place hazelnuts in mixing bowl and chop 2 sec/speed 6. Transfer to another bowl and set aside.

Assembly

  1. Once chocolate is just firm, take approx. ½ heaped Tbsp mixture at a time and roll into balls, then roll in coating of choice. Place in gift boxes or wrap in cellophane to give as gifts.

Check out these recipes on Cookidoo® for more chocolate ideas this season 🍴

🍫 Assorted Chocolate Truffles https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r491297

🍫 Chocolate mint thins https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r89706

🍫 Chocolate hazelnut kisses https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r89699

🍫 Classic Chocolate fudge https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r374398

🍫 Nama chocolate (chinese) https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r75795

🍫 French style nama chocolate (chinese) https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r718128

Happy Thermo-mixing! Let’s spread the season of gifting 💚