Easy Chocolate Almond Truffles

Using the ready-made cocoa-rich ganache cuts your preparation time, making these almond-flavoured chocolate truffles a doddle.

Produce them for a Valentine’s Day treat or make a batch for your friends for racing during Valentine’s week.

Preparation time:15 minutes
Cooking time:5 minutes + freezing

Makes: 12

Ingredients

75g white chocolate, broken into small pieces
45g almond thin biscuits
135g pack Gü 3 Forget-me-not Chocolate Ganaches
1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Freeze-dried Raspberries

Method

  1. Gently melt the white chocolate in a bowl over a small pan of simmering water, then remove from the heat and leave to cool to room temperature.
  2. Line a small baking sheet with baking parchment. Finely crush the biscuits into crumbs then mix with the ganache. Using two teaspoons, shape the mixture into 12 small balls and place on the parchment. Freeze for 15 minutes or so until firm.
  3. Carefully roll each ball in the cooled white chocolate then place on the baking parchment. Sprinkle with the freeze-dried raspberries and leave to set. Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days.

Recipe and photograph – Waitrose: thousands more recipes can be found at
www.waitrose.com/recipes

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