Truffle eyes are sure to give everyone a scare at Halloween, or to treat kids to something a bit creative! They make the ideal dessert for everyone to enjoy. And most importantly, no eyeballs in the ingredients!


  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 4 tblsp cream
  • 200 g icing sugar
  • 140 g desiccated coconut, roasted if desired


  • 200 g white chocolate
  • 25 g dark chocolate
  • smarties


  • Melt the dark chocolate over a water bath. Remove from the water bath and stir in the icing sugar and cream. Add the coconut.
  • Place in the fridge for 2 hours.
  • Melt the white chocolate over a water bath. Shape the truffle mixture into balls and dip them in the chocolate. Leave to set on a wire rack.
  • Press a smartie onto each ball. Dot a little melted dark chocolate in the middle of each smartie to make pupils.

This recipe is courtesy of Siúcra.