Baileys Truffles

baileys trufflesIngredients
3/4 cup of thickened cream
275g milk chocolate, chopped
2 TBS butter, cut into pieces
2 blocks of chocolate for dipping – milk, dark or white depending on preference
Small bar of chocolate for decorating (in different colour to dipping chocolate)
2 – 4 TBS of Baileys

Directions
– Put cream in a pot and bring to the boil over moderate heat
– Remove from heat and add chocolate, butter and Baileys, stirring until melted
– Leave to cool in fridge overnight (or freezer if you only have a couple of hours)
– Form the hardened mixture into teaspoon sized balls and place on a tray lined with baking paper
– Leave in freezer until very hard
– Once solid, dip into melted chocolate (use a choc dipper like in the photo)
– Leave out until chocolate has set
– Drizzle with different coloured chocolate to decorate (heart shapes recommended)
– Box in a cardboard gift box – and don’t forget to include a love note!

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