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How to make Gin Truffles

Saturday, March 25, 2017

This could possibly be the best food and drink combination ever- Gin, tonic and chocolate. All combined to make delicious Gin and Tonic Truffles. Perfect for Mother's Day- or any day come to that!

You It’s no secret that I am a lover of gin!  I’m quite the fan of chocolate too so have combined the 2 in these fabulous little truffles.  These are perfect for Mothers Day- who am I kidding?  My mum will be lucky to see one of them!  They are pretty delicious though so make sure to give them a try.


  • 100g good quality chocolate
  • 50g butter
  • 3 tbsps double cream
  • 3 tbsps gin
  • 1 tbsp tonic water
  • zest and juice of half a lime
  • 75g icing sugar


  • Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of boiling water
  • stir in the butter and cream
  • add the gin and lime (zest and juice) and sugar and mix well
  • Chill the mixture in the fridge for a few hours
  • roll into little balls
  • roll some in icing sugar and some in cocoa powder
  • re chill in fridge until serving
  • serve and enjoy

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