These Fairtrade Chocolate Truffles are perfect after a special meal or also make a lovely homemade gift. The combination of white and dark chocolate and silky coffee-flavoured truffle is absolutely delicious.
you will need
150g (5.5oz) The Co-operative Fairtrade dark chocolate
150ml (5floz) double cream
25g (1oz) unsalted butter
15ml (1tbsp) brandy (optional)
150g (5.5oz) melted Fairtrade milk chocolate
Break 150g (5.5oz) dark chocolate into squares and pop in a food processor.
Place 150ml (5floz) double cream, 25g (1oz) unsalted butter and 15ml (1tbsp) brandy(optional) in a pan and bring to the boil.
add the hot cream mixture to the food processor in a steady stream until smooth.
Transfer the mixture to a bowl, cover with cling film and chill for several hours.
Spoon into walnut-sized pieces and roll in your hands to form balls.
Do not over-handle as the heat will melt the truffles.
Place on a wire rack over a baking sheet and carefully spoon 150g (5.5oz) melted milk chocolate over the balls. Chill in the fridge until needed.