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chocolate truffles

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Ilean Maite Benvenuti
Philadelphia, PA

Chocolate truffles make a super christmas gift. The fact that you made them make it extra especial.

(2 ratings)
yield 20 -30
prep time 15 Min
cook time 6 Hr

Ingredients For chocolate truffles

  • 8 oz
    semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 8 oz
    heavy cream
  • 1 oz
    butter, cold
  • 2 Tbsp
    brandy extract
  • 1
    egg yolk (beaten)
  • cocoa powder
  • almonds, chopped
  • confectioners' sugar

How To Make chocolate truffles

  • 1
    In a sauce pan bring the heavy cream to boil, remove from heat , beat the egg yolk in. Add The chocolate, then stir until melted. Stir in the butter and the brandy.
  • 2
    Pour into a bowl and let it cool. Cover with plastic wrap and put it in the freezer for 6 hours.
  • 3
    With a melon baller make little balls an then rolls them on your favorites coatings. Use candy liners for a nice presentation.

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