Handmade chocolate truffles

A great edible gift from Odlums for Valentine's Day


  • 225 g (8oz) cake crumbs*
  • 50 g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 2 tblsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tblsp apricot jam
  • 1 tblsp rum
  • chocolate vermicelli


  1. Mix cake crumbs, sugar and cocoa together in a bowl.
  2. Add the jam and rum. Mix to a stiff paste.
  3. Forms into balls about the size of a walnut and roll in the vermicelli.
  4. Place each truffle in paper cases.
  5. Present in a small box with a ribbon or simpy display on a plate with love?


*Cake Crumbs can be made from Odlum’s quick cake mix or from the Odlum’s Madeira/Victoria sponge mixture


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