Crispy Coffee Truffle Slice

Crispy Coffee Truffle Slice IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Crispy Coffee Truffle Slice IMAGE

Three layers of creamy chocolate ganache meld beautifully in this stunning candy that offers the melt-in-your-mouth texture of truffles without the trouble of rolling and coating.

  • Portion size 36 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday 2012

Ingredients

Crispy Dark Chocolate Ganache:
  • 8 oz 70% dark chocolate finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream (35%)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup rice crisp cereal
Milk Chocolate Coffee Ganache:
  • 8 oz milk chocolate finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream (35%)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
White Chocolate Ganache:
  • 8 oz white chocolate finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream (35%)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Method

White Chocolate Ganache: In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water; melt together white chocolate, cream and butter, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Pour into parchment paper–lined 8-inch (2 L) square cake pan, smoothing to edge with small offset spatula. Refrigerate until firm, about 1-1/2 hours.

Milk Chocolate Coffee Ganache:
In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt together milk chocolate, cream, butter, instant coffee granules and vanilla, stirring occasionally, until smooth.

Pour over white chocolate ganache, smoothing to edge with small offset spatula. Refrigerate until firm, about 1-1/2 hours.

Crispy Dark Chocolate Ganache:
In heatproof bowl over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, melt together dark chocolate, cream and butter, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in cereal.

Pour over milk chocolate coffee ganache, smoothing to edge with small offset spatula. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

Using paper, lift out of pan; invert and peel off paper. Wiping thin sharp knife with damp cloth between slices, trim edges; cut into 36 pieces. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 1 week.)

Place in candy cups if desired.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 19 mg
  • Sugars 9 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 146.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 100 mg
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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