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Clement Pavie’s Chocolate Truffles


by Laura Chabal
23rd Dec 2015
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These heavenly chocolate truffles are made of true goodness and are guaranteed to make your Christmas a little more delicious. Clement Pavie Head Chef at the Musgrave MarketPlace shares his unbeatable recipe.

A simple recipe that will always impress guests, chocolate truffles will have everyone truly delighted.

Ingredients
Makes 30-40 chocolate truffles

Basic truffle ingredients:
? 250 gr of Callebault dark Chocolate 53%
? 220 ml of cream

Optional base flavourings:
? Jameson whisky 1 to 2 tablespoon
? Captain Morgan 1 to 2 tablespoon
? Almond extract 1 teaspoon

Truffle coatings:
? Callebault Cocoa Powder

Method

? In a small, heavy saucepan bring the cream to a simmer.
? Place the chocolate in a separate bowl. Pour the cream over the chocolate and stir until smooth. (This chocolate base is called ganache.)
? Allow to cool and add the flavour of your choice.
? Place in the refrigerator for two hours.
? Remove and with a teaspoon roll out balls of the ganache.
? Roll in your hands quickly (as it will melt from the heat of your hands) and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in the refrigerator overnight.
? Roll in cocoa powder or chopped nuts and serve, or place back in the refrigerator until needed.

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