Spicy chocolate truffles

Preparation time:
15 minutes plus 1 hour refrigeration
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Makes: 30 small balls


200g plain cooking chocolate
50g butter
2 medium egg yolks
2 tsp McCormick Allspice Ground
1 tsp McCormick Cinnamon Ground
1 tsp McCormick Vanillin Sugar
250g White chocolate melted
200g shredded coconut


1. Melt chocolate and butter together then stir in egg yolks and spices. Mix well. Beat until the mixture thickens. Place in a refrigerator until the mixture has hardened slightly (roughly about 1 hour)
2. Shape the mixture into small balls
3. Dip set truffles in melted white chocolate and coat with shredded coconut.

Additional thoughts
Add the zest of ½ orange to truffle mix for added zing.
Adults only – add 2 tbsp dark rum to mixture at step 1 before refrigeration.
Place finished balls into sweet cases and put into a pretty box and give as a gift.

Allspice Chocolate Truffles