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Dark Chocolate Truffles Three Ways

Sandi Gaertner
How to make easy creamy homemade dark chocolate truffles.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Gluten Free Candy Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 24 truffles
Calories 115 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 10 ounces dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier or brandy
  • nuts cocoa, coconut, etc for rolling.

Instructions
 

  • In a double boiler, melt chocolate on low heat.
  • Stir often.
  • Line a pan with plastic wrap so it comes up on the sides as well.
  • In a sauce pan, heat heavy cream to boiling.
  • Remove from heat and add Grand Marnier.
  • Cool chocolate to 115 to 125 degrees.
  • Pour chocolate into cream and use an immersion blender to blend until velvety smooth.
  • Pour chocolate mixture into pan, on top of plastic wrap.
  • Allow to cool for 2 hours at room temperature.
  • When cooled, fold plastic wrap on top and allow to sit overnight.
  • (You can put it in the refrigerator, but you will need to take it out and allow it to be at room temperature again to roll it.)
  • Use a small scoop or spoon to scoop out chocolate. Using a very gentle touch, roll softly between your hands to make a small ball.
  • Roll the ball in cocoa, nuts, or coconut. (You can even dip it in chocolate shell if you would like a hard outside.)
  • Store in the refrigerator.
  • (* Please know the book goes into an enormous amount of detail to make these, and gives a lot of options. These directions are what I did to make my truffles.)

Notes

Make sure the chocolate is cool before starting to roll it into balls.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 18mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7g
Keyword dark chocolate truffles, gluten free truffles, homemade chocolate truffles
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