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Toblerone Snowballs

Toblerone snowballs, truffles, sweets or candy - call them what you will but here's how to make them!

I made these the other week, they were the result of an experiment for something completely different that went wrong.

Toblerone Snowballs or truffles

I was actually trying to make a Toblerone Fondue recipe when I discovered that when you add runny honey to melted Toblerone it immediately goes like stiff sticky-goo - so that failed!.

But fear not because this is how my Toblerone snowballs were made!

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Yield: 8-10
Author: Jan Bennett
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Toblerone Snowballs - Truffles

Toblerone Snowballs - Truffles

These are the result of an experiment that went wrong. Toblerone Snowballs, Truffles, Sweets? Call them what you will but here they are!

Ingredients

  • 150g Toblerone
  • 1 tablespoon runny honey
  • a few tablespoons unsweetened desiccated coconut 

Instructions

  1. Get yourself a plate put the unsweetened desiccated coconut on it.
  2. Melt 150g of Toblerone in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (don't let the bowl touch the water).
  3. Remove from heat and stir in just half a tablespoon of runny honey - it will immediately go like stiff sticky- goo, but fear not!
  4. Let it cool for a few seconds; just long enough to handle although it will still be quite hot and roll into 8 to 10 balls.
  5. Rolling each one as you go in the coconut - just heat it up again if it becomes unworkable.
  6. Transfer to a baking sheet or plate lined with greaseproof paper and leave to set in the fridge for an hour.
  7. That's it - your done.

Notes:

Be sure to use only 'unsweetened' desiccated coconut otherwise they will be far too sweet.
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7 comments

  1. Jan, accident or not, these look delicious. This is my first visit to your blog, so I spent some time browsing through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  2. Wow, those sound great Jan and so quick. I like the fact that this just makes a small batch, most of my recipes for similar-style truffles (although lets face it these are unique) make a cast of thousands.

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  3. I can't believe I didn't see these before! They look oh oh so good! Love coconut and toblerone so can't go wrong!

    How long did they keep for? (Am thinking ahead for xmas nibbles!)

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  4. Anne they weren't around long enough to find out lol. I expect a few days in the fridge? Mind you it's only chocolate so I'm not sure - could be a good week.
    They take no time to make though.

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Jan