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    Marmite pistachio truffles

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 15 minutes, plus cooling and chilling

    Makes: 36

    Ingredients

    vegetable oil, for greasing

    200g plain chocolate, broken into pieces

    100g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces

    1 heaped tsp instant coffee

    300ml double cream

    1 tbsp Marmite

    100g shelled pistachios, finely chopped

    Method

    1. Lightly grease a 20cm square cake tin and line with cling film. Place both chocolates, the coffee, double cream and Marmite in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water; don’t let the bowl touch the water. Stir occasionally until evenly melted.

    2. Pour into the tin; level the surface by tapping it on the worktop. Cool to room temperature, then scatter over the nuts, pressing them in a little. Chill for about 3 hours (or freeze for 30 minutes), until set.

    3. Use the cling film to lift the chocolate onto a chopping board. Carefully slide the cling film out and discard. Cut the truffles into 36 squares; chill until ready to serve.

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Kitchen magazine. myWaitrose members can download the Waitrose Kitchen app edition for FREE. Find out more.

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