Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Chocolate Truffles Recipe Round-Up for National Chocolate Candy Day
Don't have time to make truffles? Your favorite chocolatier has lots of varieties!
Chocolate Honey Truffles
Milk Chocolate Truffles
Blue Cheese Truffles
Chocolate Espresso Truffles
Candy Corn Truffles
Mexican Chocolate Truffles
Kahlua Chocolate Truffles
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons Kahlua
7 ounces dark chocolate, 60-75% cacao, broken
4 tablespoons sweet butter, softened
Heat cream in a small heavy pan until reduced to 2 tablespoons.
Remove from heat then stir in kahlua and chocolate.
Return to low heat and stir until chocolate melts.
Whisk in softened butter.
When mixture is smooth pour into a shallow bowl and refrigerate about 40 minutes.
Scoop chocolate with teaspoon or small cookie scoop and shape into 1" balls.
Roll balls in unsweetened cocoa.
Store truffles covered in refrigerator.
Let truffles stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.