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What's Cooking? Spooky Surprise Truffles

25 October 2022

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Trick or treat? Try making some spooky surprise truffles for under £1 this Halloween. Find out what you’ll need and how to make, below:


  • 100ml double cream 
  • 200g dark chocolate (chopped or broken into small pieces) 
  • Handful of mini marshmallows 
  • Handful of small sour fizzy sweets 
  • An olive (cut into small pieces) 
  • Chocolate sprinkles 

How to make: 

Step 1 – Pour the double cream into a pan and bring just to the boil. 

Step 2 – Add the broken pieces of dark chocolate to a large bowl and pour over the hot cream. Stir until the mixture is smooth and the chocolate has melted. 

Step 3 – Leave the mixture to cool and place in the fridge to chill for around 2 hours, or until solid.  

Step 5 – Once the mixture is ready, scoop out a teaspoon of the mixture, insert either a sweet, olive or marshmallow into the centre and roll into a ball with your hands.  

Step 6 – Repeat this process with the remaining fillings, you should be able to make around 20-25 truffles.

Step 7 – To finish, roll the truffles into the chocolate sprinkles to coat them and chill until ready to serve. 

If you’re looking for more recipes for under £1, Good to Know is a great website that has plenty of healthy recipes to feed the whole family for less. Find out more: 

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