Mushroom truffles

makes25
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 25g of dried ceps
  • 500ml of double cream
  • 500g of white chocolate
  • 200g of 70% dark chocolate
  • 1 pinch of cocoa powder, for dusting
  • sea salt

Method

1
Bring the ceps and double cream to a boil in a large saucepan. Add to the chopped white chocolate and stir until melted. Allow to cool and then pass the liquid through a fine sieve
  • 25g of dried ceps
  • 500ml of double cream
2
Spread the mixture evenly on a tray and place in the fridge until it has set. Use a Parisian scoop to make small cep cream balls. Chill until needed
3
Temper the chocolate by melting two-thirds of it in a saucepan at 58°C. Once melted, add the remaining third. The temperature should have dropped to 23°C. Heat gradually until the temperature reaches 32°C
  • 500g of white chocolate
  • 200g of 70% dark chocolate
4
Dip the cep cream balls in the chocolate coating, allow the excess to drip off, then roll in the cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch of cocoa powder
5
Place one small dot of melted chocolate on each truffle to secure a flake of sea salt
  • sea salt