Free-form chocolate chilli truffles

April 12, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Free-form chocolate chilli truffles recipe

Free-form chocolate chilli truffles

Serves: 8
Cooking Time: 30 mins plus extra for setting


  • 500g 70 percent dark chocolate, chopped
  • 60ml (¼ cup) fresh cream
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 50g butter
  • cocoa powder, for dusting



Line a 20cm x 40cm tin with baking paper.


Place the chocolate, cream, chilli and butter in a small saucepan and stir over a low heat until the chocolate has melted and is smooth.


Pour the mixture into the tin and chill in the fridge until set, at least 2 hours.


Using a melon baller, scrape the mixture into bite-sized pieces and dust them with cocoa powder. Serve with espresso.

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