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Gin And Tonic Truffles Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 200 grams dark chocolate 2 tablespoons double cream 2 tablespoons gin 1 tablespoon tonic water ½ lime juice ½ lime zest 50 grams butter 200 grams white chocolate, melted PREPARATION 1.Place a large heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Add the dark chocolate and double cream, melting and mixing completely. 2. Add the gin, tonic, lime juice, lime zest, and butter, and mix. Remove from heat and refrigerate for 3 hours, or overnight…

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