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    Brandied Chocolate Truffles

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    16 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    16 hrs

    Derf's Note:

    Posted on request, I have looked at this picture for years and have never got around to trying them, they look fantastic, if you try them, please let me know how they turn out.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    truffles

    Units: US | Metric

    • 12 (350 g) sweet chocolate, broken into small pieces
    • 15 ml unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
    • 135 ml whipping cream, scalded
    • 33 ml brandy or 33 ml cognac
    • powdered sugar
    • 6 (170 -226 2/3 g) semisweet chocolate, broken into small pieces

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt sweet chocolate with the butter.
    2. 2
      Slowly strain 1/4 cup (60ml) of the hot cream into chocolate mixture, beating with mixer at low speed or whisking by hand until the cream is absorbed.
    3. 3
      Repeat procedure twice, using 1/4 cup (60ml) cream each time.
    4. 4
      Drizzle brandy into chocolate mixture, stirring until mixture is smooth.
    5. 5
      Cover and refrigerate until chocolate mixture is firm, usually 2 hours, or overnight, if desired.
    6. 6
      Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
    7. 7
      Spoon 1 inch (2. 5cm) mounds of chilled chocolate mixture onto waxed paper, you may use a melon baller, if desired.
    8. 8
      Refrigerate until chocolate mixture is firm again, about 30 minutes.
    9. 9
      Rinse hands with very cold water, dry.
    10. 10
      Rub palms of hands well with powdered sugar.
    11. 11
      Working quickly, roll each chocolate mound between palms into a ball about 1 inch (2. 5 cm) in diameter to form truffle.
    12. 12
      Freeze until firm to the touch, about 30 minutes.
    13. 13
      Melt semisweet chocolate.
    14. 14
      Line a second baking sheet with waxed paper.
    15. 15
      Remove 10 truffles from freezer.
    16. 16
      Working quickly, grasp each truffle between thumb and index finger and dip entire truffle into the warm chocolate, immediately shake off as much excess chocolate as possible and place truffle on waxed paper.
    17. 17
      Remove 10 more truffles from freezer, repeat procedure.
    18. 18
      Repeat until all truffles are dipped.
    19. 19
      When all truffles are coated, use fork, spatula or kitchen knife to drizzle any remaining chocolate over the top of each truffle in a thin stream, making a stringlike design.
    20. 20
      It may be necessary to reheat chocolate, adding any hardened residual drippings from waxed paper.
    21. 21
      Refrigerate truffles 30 minutes.
    22. 22
      Transfer to paper candy cups and place in an airtight container.
    23. 23
      Refrigerate until serving time.
    24. 24
      Truffles can be refrigerated up to 2 weeks, if you can keep them that long!

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    Nutritional Facts for Brandied Chocolate Truffles

    Serving Size: 1 (5437 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 897.9
     
    Calories from Fat 602
    67%
    Total Fat 66.9 g
    102%
    Saturated Fat 39.9 g
    199%
    Cholesterol 5.9 mg
    1%
    Sodium 32.0 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 93.0 g
    31%
    Dietary Fiber 13.2 g
    53%
    Sugars 71.8 g
    287%
    Protein 9.8 g
    19%

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