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Black Russian Truffles
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5 from 4 votes

Black Russian Truffles

The Black Russian Cocktail has been transformed into dark & intense chocolate truffles. These boozy bites are worthy of serving up after dinner or just with drinks on a cosy night in by the fire with your favourite film playing. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Worldwide
Servings: 16
Calories: 90kcal


  • 120 g/ 4 1/4 oz Dark chocolate
  • 20 g/4 1/4 tsp Butter
  • 5 tbsp Double (heavy) cream
  • 1/2 tsp Espresso powder (fine)
  • 2 tsp Vodka
  • 3 tsp Coffee liqueur (e.g. Tia Maria or Kahlua)
  • 45 g/ 1 1/2 oz Grated white chocolate


  • Gently melt the chocolate over a Bain Marie. Once melted stir until completely smooth
  • Cut the butter into small chunks and stir in until fully melted and incorporated
  • Stir in the cream followed by the espresso powder then the alcohols
  • Let cool, cover and transfer to the fridge to firm up for at least 4 hours
  • Sprinkle the grated chocolate into a small shallow bowl
  • Take teaspoonfuls (approx 10g each) of the ganache and roll into balls. Gently roll the truffles in the grated chocolate until fully coated. Wash & dry your hands after rolling a few truffles if your hands get too sticky to roll the remaining truffles well
  • Store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Bring the truffles out an hour before serving to bring them back to room temperature


Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg