Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: January 14, 2022
Chocolate Truffles Recipe

They sound fancy, which make them perfect as a gift for your Valentine crush, but they are really quite easy to prepare. Impress your Valentine’s Day date with these chocolate truffles now!


How To Make Chocolate Truffles

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Inside the chocolate-coating you'll get a nice crunchy bite from our assortment of nuts from pecans to walnuts and even almonds. Feel free to experiment with this dish to suit your sweet tooth.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 ⅓ cup confectioner's sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ¼ cup heavy cream, or whipping cream
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla

Centers: 

  • pecan
  • walnuts
  • whole almonds , or after-dinner mints

Coatings:

  • coconut
  • nuts, crushed
  • confectioner's sugar

Instructions

  1. Cream butter in large mixer bowl.
  2. Combine 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar and the cocoa; add alternately with cream and vanilla to butter.

  3. Blend well.
  4. Chill until firm.
  5. Shape small amount of mixture around desired center; roll into 1 inch balls.
  6. Drop into desired coating and turn until well covered.
  7. Chill until firm.
  8. Makes about 3 dozen truffles.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 3mg
  • Calories: 62kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 19mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 103IU
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