Rum and Raisin Truffles

With the holidays around the corner the pace in the kitchen has picked up and little holiday treats are on the menu. One such special treat is rum and raisin truffles. 

Here is what you need:

Hot Chocolate
Hot Chocolate
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75g raisins, chopped

80 ml dark rum

180 ml cream

600 g dark chocolate finely chopped

100g  Cocoa

Directions:

1. Place raisins and rum in a bowl and set aside.

2. Put cream in a small pot and bring to a boil.

3. Place chocolate in a small, heat proof bowl and place bowl over boiling water so that the chocolate can slowly melt. Pour hot cream over it and stir continuously with a metal spoon until it melts and is smooth.

4. Stir in the raisins

5. Allow the melted chocolate to stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.

6. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until slightly firm.

7. Roll teaspoonfuls of the truffle mix to form round balls and place them on a flat pan.

8. Sprinkle with Cocoa and serve.

home made truffles 2 inch square magnet
home made truffles 2 inch square magnet
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