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Chocolate Rum Truffles

This easy but decadent recipe for chocolate truffles with rum and raisins comes from McCarthy Stone homeowner, Margaret.

Rum truffles
Posted 05 December 2022
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Prep: 15-20mins Cook:


For the truffles

  • 30ml double cream
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 75g butter
  • 50g icing sugar
  • 25g raisins
  • 30ml rum
  • 75g digestives ( made into crumbs)
  • Cocoa/chocolate strands etc. for decoration


  1. Melt the chocolate
  2. Add the butter leaving on top of the chocolate until it melts
  3. Mix in the icing sugar, cream, rum, raisins and biscuit crumbs
  4. Leave to firm up
  5. Take a teaspoon at a time and roll into balls
  6. Roll in drinking chocolate, cocoa or chocolate strands
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