Tested till perfect Chocolate Truffles for Two
Chocolate Truffles for Two
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Chocolate Truffles for Two

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.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: February 2004

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  • Portion size 6

Ingredients

  • 2 oz 2ozbittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspwhipping cream
  • 1 tsp 1tspbutter
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspcocoa powder
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Preparation

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.)

Nutritional Information Per truffle: about

cal 73 pro 1g total fat 8g sat. fat 5g
carb 3g fibre 2g chol 8mg sodium 10mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 5 vit A 2
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