Chocolate Truffles in a Flash

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
2 hrs

Really good, really easy, way of achieving good truffles with almost no effort, my kind of recipe. Refrigerator time is cooking time.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 340.19 g bag semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 59.14 ml orange liqueur (I have used raspberry or any flavor liqueur you like. or an extract instead)
  • 453.59 g containerof prepared chocolate frosting
  • TOPPINGS

  • candy sprinkles or coconut (plain or toasted) or cocoa or ground nuts (great with ground pistachios)

Directions

  1. Place semi sweet morsels in a mediun saucepan over low heat; stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat Stir in frosting and liqueur and or an extract of your choice
  3. Blend well.
  4. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  5. On a large plate or on waxed paper, place topping or toppings of choice.
  6. Scoop up truffle mixture into 1 inch balls.
  7. Drop into topping mixture and roll until well coated.
  8. Really look good when put into foil or paper candy cups.
  9. Store in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

I made half with Triple Sec and half with Bailey's... these are great! I had a little trouble with them melting from the heat of my hands when I rolled them into balls, so after I rolled them, I put them back in the fridge for a while, then brought them out, gave them a quick roll with my hands again to smooth them out and then rolled them in powdered sugar or candy sprinkles. - UPDATE - Made this for my cookie tray and gifts again this year... used chocolate fudge frosting and vanilla cream liqueur. The fudge taste over-powered the liqueur, so I'll stick to regular chocolate frosting next time. I rolled them in cookies and cream sprinkles and kind of mushed the sprinkles right in so they became one with the ball. This worked great because I could put them in with the other cookies in tins and they didn't stick to anything.

5 5

Very easy! I used some strawberry jam instead of the liqueur, but it really didn't even need it! I balled them, cooled them, the re-rolled them before dipping in a chocolate bath. They tasted fudgey, so if you like fudgey they are great!! Thanks for sharing!

5 5

VERY simple to make and very inexpensive, too. I used Irish Creame Liqueur and toasted some coconut for the topping and it was perfect. I also used a 2 tsp. melonballer that I keep handy for scooping and it made the perfect sized truffles. A big hit!