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Salted Caramel Truffles

Salted Caramel Truffles with only 5 ingredients ( 3 ingredients in the caramel filling ) and NO thermometer needed 

Salted Caramel Truffles with only 5 ingredients ( 3 ingredients in the caramel filling ) and NO thermometer needed

I used my favorite recipe for Caramels, coated the rolled balls in Dark Chocolate and sprinkled them with coarse Sea Salt – all with only 5 ingredients. (Chocolate and Salt included!)

These Salted Caramel Truffles are so easy to make and they are a frequent sweet treat in our house.

I have to warn you though, these Truffles disappear as if there is no tomorrow. They are extremely addictive and I can never stop eating them.

Good thing the rest of my family also love them, otherwise my weight might just jump sky-high !

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I usually keep them in a sealed container in the refrigerator during Summer, as they tend to go very soft and sometimes even melt with the Summer heat.

But during Winter these Salted Caramel Truffles are usually kept close-by in the lounge, which is not a good thing … it’s a case of  ” I see .. I must have ..”.

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All in all, it is a miracle if we have any left over from the previous day !

Here are some more links to recipes where I have used the Caramel filling (with slight changes) :

Salted Caramel Truffles

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Salted Caramel Truffles

Yield: 45 Servings

Salted Caramel Truffles

Salted Caramel Truffles

Salted Caramel Truffles with only 5 ingredients - perfect sweet treat or edible gift idea

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can (397g) Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 2 TB Butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup Golden Syrup, (or Treacle Syrup)
  • 180 g Dark Chocolate, (good eating quality) - ( 6.5 oz )
  • 1 t Coarse Sea Salt

Instructions

  1. Place the Condensed Milk, Butter and Syrup in a medium saucepan – bring to the boil, lower heat and simmer, stirring continuously, for 5 – 10 minutes or until the mixture has turned a caramel color and has thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat – cool completely – roll into small truffle sized balls – chill for an hour or two in the refrigerator.
  3. Melt the Dark Chocolate – dip the Caramel balls in the Chocolate – place on a sheet of aluminum foil and sprinkle immediately with Sea Salt.

Notes

  • Total servings depends on how small or big you prefer to roll them

Nutrition Information

Yield

45

Serving Size

1 Truffle

Amount Per Serving Calories 36Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 1gCarbohydrates 5gFiber 0gSugar 3gProtein 0g

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Della Barrett

Thursday 16th of December 2021

What's golden syrup

Linda Nortje

Thursday 16th of December 2021

Della, golden syrup ( also kown as light treacle) is well known throughout South-Africa, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. If you are in a another part of the world, you can use maple syrup or even corn syrup. Honey is a good substitute as well

Darlene A Fernell

Friday 12th of November 2021

Can you freeze them.

Linda Nortje

Saturday 13th of November 2021

Darlene, yes you can freeze the salted caramel truffles! Freeze in a single layer and then transfer to an airtight container with wax paper between layers - freeze for 2 - 4 weeks

Linda

Sunday 7th of November 2021

Can a person use milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate?

Linda Nortje

Sunday 7th of November 2021

Hi Linda, yes milk chocolate would be just fine if you so choose ! We like the combination of dark chocolate and salt, but it is really your choice 🙂

Nirmal

Thursday 24th of December 2020

I have made these twice.... they taste good, but I have had a hard time getting the caramel to firm up enough to roll into balls.... eventually, after I leave it in the fridge overnight, I can get a balls to form. They don’t stay in shape for long..... have to be kept in the fridge? I live in Western Canada. I’m also thinking that vanilla would be nice to add to the flavour? Any suggestions re. Holding their shape? I did keep the caramel on the stove longer, because it wasn’t thickening enough. They do taste very yummy, thanks for any advice, Nirmal.

Linda Nortje

Thursday 24th of December 2020

Hi Nirmal, I have never encountered any problems regarding the truffles holding shape. You can of course add a bit more (say another 1/2 or even 1 tablespoon Butter) to the recipe. Vanilla sounds delicious, but add little by little (and taste after each addition) almost at the end of cooking. Hope this helps (let me know?)

Mel

Thursday 27th of December 2018

I have made a similar recipe using tinned Caramelized Condensed Milk. Very yummy and quick to make!

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