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Chocolate Fruit Cake Truffles

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Chocolate Fruit cake truffles are wonderful treats to serve in a party. Made with left over fruit cake from christmas, these decadent truffles are an ideal treat to serve your guests. Its not too late, make these for your new years eve party and impress your guests.

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STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:



Heat the cream and pour over the chocolate.


Mix well until the chocolate is melted and smooth.



Add in the fruit cake crumbs and mix well until incorporated.Refrigerate the mixture.


Roll the mixture into balls about a tablespoon full.


Toss it in the cocoa powder, desiccated coconut, sprinkles or crushed almond. Refrigerate for 30 minutes until firm.

CHOCOLATE FRUIT CAKE TRUFFLES

CHOCOLATE FRUIT CAKE TRUFFLESBy Sathya Sankar 
Makes about 15 truffles
      





INGREDIENTS
  • 2 slices of fruit cake to make 1/2 cup of crumbs
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate morsels
  • 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

TO COAT THE TRUFFLES
  • color sprinkles
  • desiccated coconut
  • cocoa powder
  • crushed almonds

METHOD
  • Using the food processor or your hands crumble the fruit cake into fine crumbs.
  • Place the chocolate morsels into a mixing bowl.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat the cream for 40 seconds on medium-high.
  • Pour the heated cream over the chocolate and stir well until all the chocolate is melted and mixed well.
  • Add in the crumbled fruit cake and mix well without any big lumps.
  • Cover the mixture with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until the chocolate is set.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment and set aside.
  • Remove the chocolate mixture from the fridge. Using a Tablespoon measure, roll the mixture into balls and place on the lined baking tray. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  • Now toss each balls in sprinkles, desiccated coconut, cocoa powder or crushed almonds.
  • Refrigerate the truffles for 30 minutes or until firm and enjoy!



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NOTES
  • Instead of using dark chocolate, you can use all semi sweet chocolate.
  • You can also coat the balls in melted chocolate to make a hard shell.
  • If the balls stick to your hands while rolling, just dip your hands in water and then roll.



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