Recipe Du Jour: Guinness Chocolate Truffles by Justin O'Connor of Guinness Storehouse

Sweetness! Check out the executive Chef of Guinness Storehouse, Justin O'Connor. I am super excited to try this  festive recipe for Chocolate Truffles. 

Want more chocolate and Guinness?
Check out this recipe from Guinness Storehouse for Guinness Chocolate Cake

Serves 6
·       To prepare tins: Grease, dust with flour and shake out surplus.
·       3oz butter
·       1 large egg
·       ¼ tsp vanilla essence
·       4oz self raising flour
·       1oz cocoa powder
·       1oz drinking chocolate powder
·       ½ tsp baking powder
·       Pinch salt
·       3 fluid oz GUINNESS® Draught
Cream the butter, add the sugar by degrees and continue beating until mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla essence. Sieve all the dry ingredients together thoroughly and stir into the creamed mixture alternately with the GUINNESS®. Lastly, fold in the stiffly beaten egg white and divide equally into the prepared tins. Smooth the tops and bake at 375° F or gas mark 5 for 25 minutes. Run around the sides with a knife, but leave in the tins for about ½ hour before turning out.
Sandwich together with 1) Coconut icing and cover all over with the rest, 2 ) sandwich with orange butter icing and cover all over with orange frosting