Chocolate Truffles Topiary

Chocolate Truffles Topiary

Did your mother ever say, “Look with your eyes, not your fingers”? It’s next to impossible with this chocolate lover’s centerpiece!

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

1

centerpiece

1
round florists' foam topiary with dowel and base, 5 inches in diameter
Flowerpot to fit topiary base, about 6 inches in diameter
Rocks to weight flowerpot
Toothpicks
36
to 48 chocolate truffles with firm centers, about 1 1/4 inches in diameter
Plastic wrap or aluminum foil
2
to 3 cups fresh raspberries
1
yard 1-inch-wide white and gold ribbon
  1. Press topiary base securely in flowerpot (glue if necessary). Fill pot 2/3 full with rocks.
  2. Insert toothpicks into topiary ball; push truffles onto toothpicks.
  3. Line top of pot with plastic wrap; cover with raspberries. Tie ribbon into bow on dowel.
Makes 1 centerpiece
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Fresh raspberries out of season? Use fancy assorted nuts instead.
Special Touch
Place a Chocolate Truffles Topiary on bridal reception tables. Use ribbons that coordinate with the bridal colors.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.