Cocoa Box Christmas Pudding Truffles 

Christmas in a truffle!

Christmas in a truffle!

One small Christmas pudding

300g dark chocolate – melted and cooled

150g  very cold cream – double or whipping

splash of orange liquor

Cocoa Powder.

 

Crumble the Christmas pudding onto a lined backing tray and cover with foil. Bake for around 10 minutes. Allow to cool then blitz in a blender to a chunky crumb.

Crumbled and baked

Crumbled and baked

 

In the meantime melt the chocolate in a bowl over a very low heat. (Bain Marie) and allow to cool

Adding the pudding to the chocoalte

Adding the pudding to the chocoalte

 

Add a splash of liquor to the chilled cream.

 

Mix the blitzed Christmas pudding into the chocolate

Stir in the cream. Do this quickly as it will begin to set immediately.

 

Adding the cream

Adding the cream

Chill for 20 minutes to an hour.

 

Shape into truffle sized bites and roll in cocoa powder. Zest orange over the truffles for an extra zingy flavor.

 

shaping and rolling

shaping and rolling

 

Adding the zest of an orange works really well

Adding the zest of an orange works really well