Easy Chocolate Truffles

Easy Chocolate Truffles

These chocolatey treats are really easy and make a great hand made gift. Why not get the kids involved?


  1. 1

    Place 100g dark chocolate and 50g unsalted butter in a bowl and melt in the microwave for 1-2 mins* (or over a pan of simmering water).

  2. 2

    Stir in 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1 tbsp golden syrup, then gradually beat in 200g icing sugar until a stiff paste is formed.

  3. 3

    Form into 16 balls and roll in chocolate sugar strands. Leave to set. Store for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.


  • 100g Dark chocolate
  • 50g Unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Golden syrup
  • 200g Icing sugar
  • 50g Chocolate sugar strands

Makes 16  truffles

Total time required 15 mins

  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 5 mins
  • Other time: Leave to set for 1 hour