Homemade chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles is a culinary reference in a special place. Because this recipe is liked by everyone: the young and the elderly, and children

Homemade chocolate truffles

Homemade chocolate truffles


Bitter chocolate — 150 g
Butter — 1 tbsp
Cocoa powder 3 tbsp
Cream — 70 g
Rum — 1 tbsp


The basis of the truffles is chocolate. Grind the tiles with your hands or with a blender. Taking natural chocolate, otherwise we will not get the desired shape.

Finely crushed chocolate should be mixed with the boiling cream, stirring constantly. Waiting for Jo until the consistency is smooth.

During mixing chocolate with cream, add flavoring, for this we have rum. But keep in mind that to give children candy with alcohol is not recommended.

So for them we use the flavorings — cinnamon, vanilla, etc.

Cooking chocolate

Chefs called the chocolate mass for trewhella «ganache». The mixture of chocolate with cream and flavoring, put in the fridge for 30-40 minutes.

Ganache, when cooled, may become highly rigid. Then you have to hold it for a bit at room temperature. Re-melt the workpiece is not required.


After cooling the chocolate mixture forming small balls. Placed the workpiece on the usual saucer or parchment paper. Re-put into the fridge for 15-20 minutes

Chocolate balls

The next stage of making truffles is making them a traditional appearance. Each piece sprinkle with cocoa powder.You can also use shredded coconut, frosting in the form of balls, crushed nuts, etc.

Look like truffles

You can make the flavor of truffles is more delicate. To do this, supplemented by the cream of any chocolate paste «Nutella», «Nesquik», etc. With this solution, first melt the tile in a water bath, then mix with the paste until a homogeneous mass.

Billet mix with cream and a tablespoon of melted butter. The cooling process is same as described above. Instead of cocoa and icing can use chocolate chips or melted white chocolate.

Bon appetit!

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