Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

ravishing rubbies

By
@rrsuttles

HOW COULD YOU EVER GO WRONG WITH CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES.


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MAKES APP 36

Prep:

10 Min

Ingredients

10 oz
good- quality semisweet or bittersweet chocolate,finely chopped
1 c
heavy cream
4 Tbsp
unsalted butter,at room temperature
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
ABOUT
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder,for coating

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PUT THE CHOCOLATE IN A LARGE MICROWAVE-SAFE CONTAINER AND HEAT,AT MEDIUM POWER,STIRRING EVERY MINUTE,UNTIL MOST OF THE CHOCOLATE IS MELTED.
2
BRING THE CREAM TO A BOIL IN A SAUCEPAN ON THE STOVE OR IN THE MICROWAVE.REMOVE FROM THE HEAT;POUR THE CREAM OVER THE CHOCOLATE,STIRRING UNTIL THE MIXTURE IS THICK,SMOOTH,AND SHINY.
3
STIR THE BUTTER INTO THE MIXTURE IN 4 OR 5 ADDITIONS,STIRRING GENTLY UNTIL IT'S AGAIN SMOOTH AND SHINY.STIR IN THE CORN SYRUP.
4
LINE AN 8X8-INCH BAKING PAN WITH PLASTIC WRAP;POUR IN THE MIXTURE.PRESS PLASTIC WRAP AGAINST THE CHOCOLATE AND PUT THE PAN IN THE REFRIGERATOR FOR ABOUT 2 HOURS,OR UNTIL THE MIXTURE IS FIRM.
5
TO FORM THE TRUFFLES,LINE A BAKING SHEET WITH WAXED PAPER.TURN OUT THE MIXTURE ONTO A CUTTING BOARD,REMOVE THE PLASTIC,AND CUT THE CHOCOLATE INTO SMALL CUBES(OR SCOOP OUT ROUNDED TEASPOONFULS OF CHOCOLATE).PUT COCOA POWDER(OR VARIATION:SEE BELOW)INTO A BOWL.ONE BY ONE,ROLL THE PIECES BETWEEN YOUR PALMS TO MAKE COMPACT BALLS,THEN DROP THEM INTO THE COCOA AND TURN TO COAT.PUT THE FINISHED TRUFFLES ON THE LINED BAKING SHEET.
6
RETURN THE TRUFFLES TO THE FRIDGE SO THEY BECOME FIRM AGAIN.SERVE COLD.NOTE:VARIATIONS FOR COATING: COCOA POWDER SUBSTITUTES INCLUDE POWDERED SUGAR,CHOPPED NUTS,SPRINKLES,CHOPPED COCONUT,COOKIE OR GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS,CHOPPED PEPPERMINT CANDY,OR CHOPPED CHOCOLATE CHIPS.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Hashtag: #Truffles