Homemade Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Impress your nearest and dearest with these homemade truffles. The perfect treat for yourself too or why not wrap them up in a gift box for a deliciously edible gift!


220ml Double Cream
30g Glucose Syrup
350g Dark Chocolate
40g Butter – Diced
Cocoa Powder


. Boil the cream and glucose together, then pour over 250g dark chocolate and leave for 5 minutes.
. With a stick blender, mix the dark chocolate and cream until smooth, add the butter and blend to emulsify.
. Pour chocolate mixture into a lined bread tin and refrigerate to set.
. Once set, cut the truffles into desired shapes and freeze before coating.

For the coating:

. Melt 100g dark chocolate over a Bain Marie.
. Dip the truffles into the melted chocolate allow the excess to drain off, then roll into cocoa powder. Return to the freezer and take out when needed.

Chef’s tip:

Infuse the cream with cinnamon, matcha or lavender. Pass through a sieve before adding to the chocolate.

Thanks to Gert, Head Chef of The Crown & Anchor in Ham for sharing this popular recipe!


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