• Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 20
  • Preparation Time: 20


Deliciously tasty treats that are also great as tree or house decorations


  • • 200g milk chocolate
  • • 2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup
  • • 3 tbsp double cream
  • • 50g cake crumbs
  • • 5 tbsp Tate & Lyle Fairtrade Icing Sugar
  • • Edible glitter or tiny stars to decorate


  • 1. Break the chocolate and place in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Leave until melted, add the Lyle’s Golden Syrup and stir until smooth. Remove the bowl from the pan.
  • 2. Stir in the cream and cake crumbs and mix well. Put in the fridge for about 1-2 hours until the mixture is stiff enough to handle.
  • 3. To make into truffles, scoop out about 1 heaped teaspoon of the mixture and roll into a ball. Place on a plate and repeat until you have about 20 truffles.
  • 4. Put your chosen finish into a teacup, then toss each truffle to coat evenly and carefully lift out into a paper cases. Return to the refrigerator to chill.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 4 days
  • Variation: use 200g good quality white chocolate (eg Green and Blacks) and add 50g chopped glace cherries
  • Tip: when making plain cupcakes, save two in the freezer to make cake crumbs.
  • Tip: look out for edible glitter or stars, Lakeland, Squires and Cake Craft World are good sources for fun cake decorations.
  • If you cannot find sparkly decorations the truffles can be coated in sieved Tate and Lyle Fairtrade Icing sugar

Categories: Christmas  Kid Friendly 

Author Credit: Lyles Golden Syrup

Website Credit:

© 2006-2017 BakeSpace, Inc. All Rights Reserved