Four-ingredient chocolate truffles

By Hope Malau
17 December 2016

You'd never guess these decadent bites are so easy to make!

You'd never guess these decadent bites are so easy to make!

Makes 12 Preparation: 15 min Cooking: 5 min Chilling time: 1½ hours

  • 250 g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 125 ml (½ c) cream
  • 5 ml (1 t) vanilla extract
  • cocoa powder or chopped nuts to coat

1 Place the chocolate in a bowl.

2 In a small saucepan bring the cream to a simmer. Pour over the chocolate, add the vanilla extract and allow to stand for a few minutes then stir until smooth.

3 Allow to cool, then chill in the fridge for 1 hour.

4 Line a baking sheet with baking paper.

5 Use a teaspoon to scoop out balls of the ganache. Roll quickly in your hands to shape into smooth balls and transfer to the baking sheet. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

6 Roll in cocoa powder or chopped nuts and serve or store in the fridge.

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