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That very easy chocolate truffle recipe ..............

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OhCobblers Tue 23-Aug-11 22:07:00

go on then, who has it?!!! grin

i've decided that i might actually make something christmassy this year - last year i did think about making my own cake and mince pies but it never happenend, so if you have an easy peasy mince pie recipe then perhaps i'll give that a go too!!

TIA smile

chirpchirp Tue 23-Aug-11 22:22:24

I don't think it's the one your talking about but I have a stupidly simply recipe for chocolate truffles. It's really a total cheat.
Get a Betty Crocker Devils Food Cake mix, a can of condensed milk, and white/milk/dark chocolate.
Pour some of the mix into a bowl and slowly add the condensed milk until you have a nice firm dough. roll into small truffle balls. Then melt the chocolate and dip the truffles into it. Then place on some parchment paper on a baking tray and place in the fridge to set.
Toooo easy!
I'll put up a photo on my profile of the last ones I made.

Pamplemoussse Tue 23-Aug-11 22:24:53

this mincemeat reicpe is easy peasy and v v good indeed

Pamplemoussse Tue 23-Aug-11 22:25:09

recipe blush

StealthPolarBear Tue 23-Aug-11 22:25:27

yum they sound nice
You do realise your profile says your DS is 2000? grin

chirpchirp Tue 23-Aug-11 22:28:34

blush - I noticed that the other day and have no idea how to change it!

CheeseandGherkins Tue 23-Aug-11 22:28:45

Delia smith for them all, very easy. The truffles come out lovely as do the mince pies and christmas puddings. Time to make my mincemeat soon

RockStockAndTwoOpenBottles Tue 23-Aug-11 22:31:01

I have been making this Christmas Cake from good old Delia for about 20 years and it never fails me. My DM has probably been making it for 30 years. I make my own marzipan, using, oddly enough Delia's recipe. Icing - sometimes I cheat and buy ready roll stuff and when I can be bothered I make Royal icing.

Mince Pies. I tend to make my own mincemeat, but the Robinsons one is rather good and I make shortcrust pastry for them.

Truffles: Yep - I make these ones from good old Delia!

LakeFlyPie Tue 23-Aug-11 22:36:53

My Grandma makes gorgeous truffles and in theory they last longer ones containing cream:

6oz dark chocolate
1.5oz unsalted butter
2oz icing sugar (sifted)
2oz ground almonds
2 tblsp brandy (or other booze, I usually slosh in a bit extra!)

Melt 2/3rds of choc into a bowl over pan hot water and add brandy. Grate the remaining chocolate and set aside.
When chocolate is melted and mixed with brandy, stir in butter.
Mix in icing sugar and ground almonds and blend well.
Leave in fridge until firm enough to handle.
Roll into balls which can then be rolled in the grated chocolate.

OhCobblers Sat 27-Aug-11 20:33:09

thanks so much for all replies and recipes.
i'm ashamed to say that my idea of home-made mince pies is buying the jars of mincemeat and ready roll pasty?!!
however, i am determined to make my own choc truffles this year - that will be a first !! grin

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