Violet truffles

Tasteful Violet truffles Recipe

With actual crystallised violets placed delicately on top, these decadent chocolate truffles make for a great special occasion treat.
Violet truffles
Prep Time : 5:00 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 5:05 | Serving : 20 person.


  • 200g white chocolate, roughly chopped

  • 50ml creme fraiche*

  • 2 tablespoons violet syrup*

  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar, sifted, plus extra to dust hands

  • 180g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped

  • Crystallised violets*, to decorate


  • Step 1

    Line a baking tray with baking paper. Get an adult to help you you melt the white chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, making sure bowl does not touch water. When melted, remove from heat and add creme fraiche and violet syrup. Stir to combine, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours.

  • Step 2

    Dust your hands in icing sugar and roll the chocolate mixture into walnut-sized balls. Dust with the 2 tablespoons icing sugar. Chill again for 1/2 hour or until firm.

  • Step 3

    Melt dark chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering water, making sure the bowl does not touch the water. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly. Stick a wooden skewer or cocktail stick into each white chocolate ball and dip in the melted dark chocolate until completely coated. Place on the prepared tray, decorate each with a crystallised violet and set aside to cool. Serve in petit four cases.

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