CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Chocolate Truffles

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By
@rrsuttles

HOW COULD YOU EVER GO WRONG WITH CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
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

How to Make CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

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.

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About CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Course/Dish: Candies Chocolate
Hashtag: #Truffles



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