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Cheap and easy chocolate truffles

Yeah, ok, so they might not be the exact same thing – admittedly, you won’t find any ingredients worth their weight in gold in this recipe.

These truffles are so tasty and easy to make that you’ll be making them in the hundreds, dishing them out as posh gifts whilst saving yourself a bomb. That is, if you don’t scoff them all yourself first!

How to make your chocolate truffles


Makes: 40-50 truffles | Cost: around £3!


  1. Place your digestive biscuits in a large bowl or a plastic bag, and bash them up with a rolling pin (or something similar) until the digestives are small powdery crumbs.
  2. Add the 6 tablespoons of chocolate drinking powder and mix.
  3. Add the entire can of condensed milk and stir, until thoroughly combined. Chill in the fridge for around 20-30 minutes.
  4. Put a couple more tablespoons of drinking chocolate powder in a bowl.
  5. Once the mixture has chilled, scoop a teaspoon of the mixture and roll in your palms until it takes the shape of a small ball. Roll the truffle in the drinking chocolate powder and set aside.
  6. Repeat!

These truffles are best kept in the fridge in an air tight container until serving. If they’re a gift, wait until the day you’re giving them away to package them up pretty! Who can resist?

Head over to our student recipes page for a whole load of other tasty dessert ideas, including our list of easy cocktail recipes to make at home.