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    Chocolate Bourbon Balls

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    4 hrs

    KitchenManiac's Note:

    These are just as delicious as chocolate truffles, but much easier to make. From Simple Food by Jill Dupleix. Cook time is freezing time.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    balls

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat cream in a saucepan, stirring till it bubbles.
    2. 2
      Remove from heat, add chocolate, stir till it melts.
    3. 3
      Whiz the sponge fingers in a food processor, or crush with a rolling pin to fine crumbs.
    4. 4
      Sift icing sugar and cocoa powder into a large bowl.
    5. 5
      Mix in the crumbs, ground almonds, and chopped walnuts.
    6. 6
      Add bourbon, chocolate cream and butter, mix well.
    7. 7
      Take a walnut size pinch of the mixture and roll into a ball in your hands.
    8. 8
      NOTE: if it is too wet, add a little more cocoa powder.
    9. 9
      If it is a little too dry, add a dash of bourbon.
    10. 10
      Place on greaseproof paper on a tray and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or till firm.
    11. 11
      Roll each chocolate bourbon ball in cocoa powder to serve.
    12. 12
      Note2: To make it extra special, decorate each with edible gold leaf.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Bourbon Balls

    Serving Size: 1 (821 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 106.3
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    72%
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 3.9 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 29.2 mg
    9%
    Sodium 29.9 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 3.4 g
    13%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sponge cake fingers

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