Chocolate Truffles for Two
- Portion size: 6
This recipe makes 6 servings
|Per truffle: about||-|
|total fat||8 g|
|sat. fat||5 g|
This recipe makes six creamy, rich dark chocolate truffles — a perfect accompaniment to a cup of espresso or as a little surprise to wrap and rest on someone's pillow. For a twist, add 2 tsp (10 mL) orange, hazelnut or almond liqueur to the melted chocolate mixture.
- 2 oz 2ozbittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp 2tbspwhipping cream
- 1 tsp 1tspbutter
- 1 tbsp 1tbspcocoa powder
In small heatproof bowl over saucepan of simmering water, melt together chocolate, cream and butter; whisk until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until cold, 1 hour.
Scoop by rounded teaspoonfuls (5 mL) and roll each between fingertips into balls. In separate small bowl, roll balls in cocoa to coat. Place in paper candy cups. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.)
Source : Canadian Living Magazine: February 2004