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Gin & Tonic Truffles

Cheers to a boozy and sophisticated dessert with these indulgent truffles! Smooth, decadent dark chocolate ganache is infused with botanical notes of gin and a zesty kick of citrus, then rolled into bite-sized balls and coated in sweet white chocolate. It's a treat that's sure to elevate your dessert game and impress your guests!

Tasty Team
75% would make again
Gin & Tonic Truffles


for 4 servings

  • 1 cup dark chocolate (200 g)
  • 2 tablespoons double cream
  • 2 tablespoons gin
  • 1 tablespoon tonic water
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • ½ lime, zested, plus more for garnish
  • 10 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup white chocolate (200 g), melted, plus more for garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 564
  • Fat 39g
  • Carbs 52g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 46g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Place a large heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Add the dark chocolate and double cream, melting and mixing completely.
  2. Add the gin, tonic, lime juice, lime zest, and butter, and mix. Remove from heat and refrigerate for 3 hours, or overnight.
  3. Use a melon baller or spoon to scoop out the truffle mixture and shape into small balls. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  4. Using a fork, dip the frozen truffle balls into melted white chocolate to coat. Drizzle with more white chocolate, and sprinkle with lime zest. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, or until solid.
  5. Enjoy!
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Gin & Tonic Truffles