Cocoa truffles
These are fun to make and delicious to eat – just the sort of activity to do with the children on a quiet weekend or during the holidays. Recipe below


  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 500g dark couverture chocolate buttons
  • 100g white or milk chocolate buttons
  • 200 gram cocoa powder
  • Icing sugar (add to cocoa powder to your preference, to make it less bitter)


  1. Cream the butter.
  2. Melt the chocolate in the microwave on medium, stirring every 30 seconds.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate onto butter and mix until creamy and smooth.
  4. Spoon small pieces onto greaseproof paper.
  5. Refrigerate until hard.
  6. Melt the dark or milk buttons. Dip the hardened truffles into melted chocolate.
  7. Drop straight into a bowl of cocoa mixed with icing sugar and roll it gently with a spoon to cover.
  8. Allow to set.

Recipe from:

Geldhof Chocolates (011) 792 8346

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