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Dark Chocolate Truffles

Dark Chocolate Handmade Truffles, a treat for all the chocolate lovers. A simple and easy recipe for Handmade Truffles which are ideal for gifting and treating.Learn how to make Chocolate Truffles.
Prep Time10 mins
Resting Time(Minimum)1 hr
Total Time11 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Chocolate Truffles, Christmas Candies
Author: Swati

Ingredients

  • 11/2 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips or roughly chopped Chocolate
  • 1 Cup Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla

For Chocolate Coating or Garnish

  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate
  • Sprinkles/Finely Chopped Nuts for Garnish
  • Crushed Peppermint Candy

Instructions

  • Heat cream on high for a minute in a microwave. Or in a non-stick pan, warm cream, till it starts to bubble. Take off the heat. 
  • In another bowl keep the chocolate chips or chopped chocolate ready.
  • Add Vanilla Essence to the cream and mix.
  • Pour cream over the chocolate and let it sit for a few secs. The chocolate will start to melt. Mix nicely till all of the chocolate melts.
  • Let the ganache cool down at room temperature, then keep it in the refrigerator for at least an hour to set. You can keep the ganache overnight also.
  • Scoop out small truffle balls, roll and dip in melted chocolate or garnish with chopped nuts or sprinkles or crushed peppermint candy.

Notes

Use any melted chocolate to dip the truffles.
The truffles can also be rolled in cocoa powder or crushed Oreos.