Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Chocolate truffles recipe


Do you like chocolates like I do? :) I believe most of the people do. That's why I'd like to share a great chocolate truffle recipe. The initially, it was shared by one of my team mate Inessa who runs Vintageer shop on Etsy. I was trying to follow her idea, but unfortunately, it didn't work for me. So I had to adjust it.

Chocolate truffles recipe

For these chocolate truffles recipe, you 'll need:
  • 1 1/3 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips or just chocolate pieces
  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • Whole nuts or pieces (optional)
  • Cognac, liquor, essence (optional). I added 1 tsp of orange essence and 1 tbsp of orange liquor
  • Cocoa powder to dust the truffles
  • Candy paper cups

Chocolate truffles recipe

Mix in a bowl the chocolate tips and the cream. Pick a bowl based on how you are going to heat the chocolate truffles mixture. I microwaved, so for me plastic one was better. Also, you can just heat it on a stove over low heat.

Chocolate truffles recipe

Mix the chocolate truffles mixture until smooth. Add liquor and nuts pieces (those are optional).

Chocolate truffles recipe

Mix it again, cover with plastic wrap and put in a fridge for several hours. I kept overnight. The mixture should become like a play doh.

Chocolate truffles recipe

Than, it's time to form the truffles. Dust hands with cocoa powder. Scoop approximately 1 or 1 and half tsp of the mixture.

Chocolate truffles recipe

If you put nuts pieces, just roll a ball of the chocolate and dust it with cocoa powder. Otherwise, you can add a hole nut inside and roll a truffle. Dust it with cocoa powder.


Also, the truffles can be dusted with ground nuts. Place the chocolate truffles in paper candy cups and serve.

Enjoy those melting rich chocolate taste!

13 comments:

katuasha said...

Спасибо огромное за рецепт, непременно попробую сделать :)

Mulberry Whisper said...

Oh, this looks and sounds delicious! You are so cruel! I am working and there are no sweets available!

The photos are awesome!

bysiki said...

Super! )

Svetlana NES said...

Wonderful photos, Ira!
*I don't love chocolate... I don't love chocolate... I don't love chocolate...*

inessa said...

Oh, it looks sooo good:) I'll try your recipe too.

Oksana Ignatova said...

Вкуснятинка красивая!
ну где ж тут похудеешь!!!!!

Arctida said...

OMG! it looks so yummy :) Thank you for sharing!

ninasbeadfun said...

Looks delicious. I love chocolate!

Tina Pippo said...

It looks so delicious!!
Great post!! I included it in my post Βόλτα στη Γειτονιά #21 :)
Have a great week!!

Zazel said...

Great recipe! How long does the mixture take to heat up in the microwave?

Zazel said...

Great recipe! How long does the mixture take to heat up in the microwave?

IrinaN said...

Zazel, around a minute...

Zazel said...

Thanks! ^_^

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