Rum truffles as a refreshing treat

Rum truffles are a delectable treat suitable for any time of the year. However, during particularly hot days, one might crave something more refreshing. Consider trying these iced rum truffles, a delightful variation that offers a cooling twist. By adding a little STROH and freezing them for a few hours, these truffles transform into an exquisite indulgence.

Ingredients for 10 servings

  • 500 g mascarpone
  • 3 tbsp STROH 40
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 60 g icing sugar
  • 1 dash of salt
  • 30 g cocoa powder
  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • zest of half an organic orange
  • rainbow or chocolate sprinkles for decorating



  • Roughly chop the chocolate and melt over a double boiler.
  • Whisk together egg yolks with sugar. Add the molten chocolate, mascarpone, cocoa, salt, STROH, vanilla and orange zest. Gently mix together until a thick cream forms.
  • Put into a flat bowl, cover with cling film and freeze for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Divide the cream with a spoon. Shape into round truffles with your hands.
  • Dip into sprinkles or chocolate crispies. Serve chilled.


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