Alex's Recipes

"Try These"


Super Chocolate Truffles


(4) Chocolate Lovers' Recipes
plus a Chocolate Trivia Excursion

see also:

Mocha Mousse (with Trivia)
Mile-High Chocolate Cake
White and Dark Chocolate Dogwood Bark



1-2/3 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 package (8 oz.) Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate,
broken into pieces and chopped
1-1/3 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, chopped
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


Cost: $ - Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty Level: 2
Servings: 4 dozen truffles

COATING (recipe follows)

1. In medium saucepan, place whipping cream and butter.
2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; remove from heat.
3. Stir in both chocolates until completely melted; continue stirring until mixture cools and thickens slightly.
4. Stir in vanilla.
5. Pour into shallow glass dish. 6. Cover; refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or until firm.
7. To form truffles, with spoon, scoop mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in COATING.
8. Cover; refrigerate until firm.
9. Reroll before serving, if desired.
10. Serve cold.


In small bowl, stir together 1/2 cup sifted Cocoa and 3 tablespoons sifted powdered sugar.






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