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Almond and rum truffles

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Ready in 3 hours and 30 minutes, makes 18 truffles.

You can place a bamboo toothpick or skewer into each luscious treat before packaging them as a gift.

  • 250g dark chocolate
  • 3 tbsp cream
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp rum
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

1. Break the chocolate into pieces. Place the cream and the chocolate into a heatproof bowl over a pot of boiling water. Heat until the mixture is smooth.

2. Cut the butter into small pieces. Beat into the chocolate mixture until all the butter is mixed in. Stir in the rum.

3. Chill mixture for 3 hours.

4. Roll mixture into balls then coat in sliced almonds. Store in the fridge.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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2 Responses to “Almond and rum truffles”

  1. laura_actually Dec 25 2012, 9:28pm

    I made these, and oh my goodness, they are di-vine! Yum!

  2. maddy1234 Dec 17 2012, 9:10am

    hi there – if i were to make these for christmas, how long do they last? thank you

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