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Chocolate Truffles With Star Anise

Chocolate Truffles With Star Anise

Looking for a mouth-watering dessert to close your meal? Try this easy and step by step recipe to make chocolate truffles with star anise

22 September, 2012
Average: 4.7 (3 votes)

Type of dish

serves for


total time

0 HR 25 MIN


Milk chocolate
200 g, 30% cocoa solids
Dark chocolate
250 g, 70 % cocoa solids
200 ml, 48% fat
Black tea
3 tea bags
Star anise
1/2 tsp
Cocoa powder


For 50 truffles

Line a 20 x 20 cm|8" x8" tin with non-stick baking paper.

Chop both chocolates very finely.

Put the cream into a pan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and place the tea bags in the cream. Infuse for about 10 minutes, then squeeze out well into the cream and remove the tea bags.

Reheat the tea-flavoured cream and add the chocolate and star anise. Stir until the chocolate melts, then allow to cool slightly.

Pour the mixture into the tin, cover with cling film and leave to set for about 24 hours.

Cut into 50-60 even cubes and dust with cocoa powder.

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