The Black Teapot

May 20, 2009

Chocolate Truffles

Filed under: Chocolate, Desserts — blackteapot @ 4:50 am

chocolate truffles

Preperation Time: 2 hours total

Makes: 30-35 truffles

Ingredients:

  • 10oz semisweet chocolate, chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup liquor (Amaretto, Grande Marnier, Frangelico, ect)
  • 1/2 cup dutch process cocoa powder
  • finely chopped nuts
  • finely shredded unsweetened coconut

 

Heat cream and corn syrup on medium heat until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat and add chopped chocolate, stiring until smooth. Stir in butter and liquor.

Pour into an 8×8 baking dish. Refrigerate for at least an hour, or until well set.

Using a melon baller scoop set chocolate mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Return to refrigerator for another 30 minutes.

Place cocoa powder, nuts and coconut each into bowls and set aside.

Remove truffles from fridge and roll into balls. Roll each truffle with desired coating. Refrigerate for another 30 minutes to set.

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