Best Homemade Chocolate Truffles

October 31, 2021

How about a sweet snack with melt-in-your-mouth chocolate? Here is an easy and delicious Chocolate Truffle recipe.

Chocolate Truffles are rich, smooth, creamy sweet snacks. The French dessert, which is a delicious combination of chocolate and butter, is a must for parties.

You can also make delicious truffles for the weekend party, just as they sell in chocolate shops. Try this Homemade Chocolate Truffle recipe at your next celebratory dinner. Prepare the most perfect treats with only 4 ingredients. Bon Appetit.

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Taste Score: %95
Difficulty Medium
Servings 8 people
Preparation 150 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 150 mins

Tips

  • To make these amazing and gooey chocolate truffles, always use dark chocolate with higher cocoa content and unsweetened chocolate bates. Avoid using chocolate chips.
  • Do not use milk to melt the chocolate, always use heavy cream or whipping cream, as it will bring the right truffle consistency.
  • When dipping truffles in chocolate, use a wrought-iron skillet to maintain heat.
  • Finely chop the chocolate. This will help the chocolate melt faster and be smoother.
  • Before using the ganache you have obtained in the cream and chocolate mixture, cool it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  • If you wish to store these chocolate truffles for a longer time, store them without adding any toppings.
  • You can cover the chocolate truffles with cocoa powder, nutmeg or finely chopped hazelnuts.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Start by dicing some dark chocolates, the finer the pieces are cut, the easier the process will be when it melts. Choose that dark chocolate with higher cocoa content.
  2. Put the whipped cream in a pot and heat it to a slightly boiling state with frothing edges, turn off the heat, and put the chopped chocolate in.
  3. Stir it with a spatula, to avoid the chocolate stitching to the bottom of the pan, keep stirring until the chocolate is completely melted.
  4. Add the butter you have kept at room temperature to the saucepan. Melt the butter at low temperature. Otherwise, the butter may burn or stick to the surface.
  5. Stir until the chocolate and butter are completely infused, add a few spoons of rum (you can replace the rum with wine if the strong taste bothers you).
  6. Continue to stir until creamy and velvety. Wrap the container with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator for about 30-40 minutes. Take out when the chocolate is thick.
  7. Prepare 4 plates, put in the appropriate amount of cocoa powder, coconut paste, cinnamon, and powdered sugar.
  8. Take a dollop of chocolate and use 2 small spoons to shape it into a sphere with a diameter of 2-3 cm. It does not matter if the shape is not good. Truffle chocolate has no shape and is similar to French truffles, so it is named.
  9. Melt the chocolate for decoration to make the chocolate ganache, and then coat the chocolate balls with chocolate sauce.
  10. Then roll these chocolate balls in almond flakes and coconut powder, for a delectable look. After that, refrigerate it for 2 hours.
  11. Enjoy the snack after cooling.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Chocolate Truffles
Serves 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories510
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 g43.6%
Sodium 68 mg3%
Cholesterol 53 mg17.7%
Protein 4.2 g8.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is Chocolate Truffle?

The word "truffle" in the name of truffle chocolate is because the shape resembles a truffle that has just been unearthed and wrapped in soil, and the other is that it is the same as truffle, and its humble appearance hides an irresistibly delicious taste.

Chocolate truffles are a creamy and gooey chocolate ganache filled dessert. It is named after its shape which resembles the famous French mushroom "truffle". The chocolate truffles-shaped appearance of traditional practices are stained with cocoa powder, covered with truffles that look like sand. There are three types of truffle-shaped chocolates: American, European, and Swiss, with different tastes, but the same is that each style of truffle-shaped chocolate is delicious.

Originating from France, it has a long history of making and eating in Europe. It is not a category in the chocolate classification. There is a layer of pure cocoa powder on the surface of the chocolate, so the taste is first bitter and then sweet. Coupled with the selection of pure natural raw materials, the taste is delicate, mellow, and silky, which will bring you a feast of taste. The biggest feature of truffle chocolate is that the unique formula creates an ultra-low melting point of 23°C, which brings an excellent taste that "melts in the mouth" unmatched by any other chocolate. Even if you are not careful, it will dissolve in the palm of your hand.

What Are The Best Chocolate for Truffles?

Dark chocolates, with high content of cocoa, and unsweetened, are the best chocolates to create a perfect truffle. These types of chocolates give them a luscious texture, whereas chocolates with less cocoa and more sugar, give truffles a lumpy texture.

List of Chocolate Truffle Troubleshooting

It can be a little frustrating when the truffle becomes too sticky, or too creamy, or crumbles, as all of these circumstances don't let a truffle gain its perfect shape. But the problem here lies with the heavy cream that you use while melting the chocolate.

If the creme becomes too hot it might make the chocolate sticky, and if it burns it might give a crumbly texture to your truffle. Then just add two big spoons of cold cream, to balance out the texture of your truffles.

What To Serve with Chocolate Truffles?

Chocolate truffles can be consumed alone. It can be served with tea or coffee. It is compatible with walnut cake or cookies. You can also serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a refreshing taste.

Here are some our delicious recipes that you can serve with Chocolate Truffles:

How To Store Chocolate Truffles?

Chocolate truffles should be stored in a dry and cool environment. Homemade chocolate truffles can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks when stored in an airtight container. It can be kept for 3-4 days at room temperature in a low humidity place and in an airtight container. Lasts up to 1 month in the freezer.

You can only store chocolate truffles in a refrigerator, as it provides the perfect cool and dry environment. Homemade chocolate truffles can be stored for 25-30 days when stored in an airtight container.

Recipe Variations

Following are a few varieties of chocolate truffles:

  • Black Forest Chocolate Truffles: In this type of truffle, the dark chocolate is paired with dried berries, to give it a citrus taste. This type of truffle is inspired by German cakes.
  • Candy Cane Truffles: These are a bit more fancy and colorful. In this, the dark chocolate is combined with mint candies to give truffles a refreshing and minty taste. Then the truffle is rolled on some crushed candies, which gives it a colorful and delectable look.
  • Cookie Dough Truffles: Are you a cookie fan, then this is the perfect dessert for you. This truffle is made by combining chocolate ganache and half-cooked cookie dough. This is the perfect combination of moist, creamy, and scrumptious delight.

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