Petite Mommy's Note:
The great chocolatier's truffle recipe! When you want the best, go to the source. Easy, elegant and delicious. This recipe is found on the Godiva.com website. [P.S. The servings are an estimate only]
My Private Note
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- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 6 (1 1/2 ounce) each Godiva dark chocolate bars (finely chopped)
- 3 tablespoons cognac or 3 tablespoons other flavored liqueur
- 1Make the truffles:.
- 2Heat heavy cream, butter and sugar in medium saucepan over medium heat to a gentle boil. Remove from heat. Add chopped chocolate and let stand 30 seconds. Whisk until smooth. Stir in cognac.
- 3Place saucepan in bowl of ice water. Beat chocolate mixture until it thickens, holds its shape and is firm enough to pipe, using hand-held electric mixer at medium speed.
- 4Transfer ganache to pastry bag fitted with 1/2-inch plain tip (such as Ateco #6). Pipe 1-inch mounds onto baking sheet. Freeze truffles for 15 minutes or until just firm enough to shape.
- 5With hands dusted with confectioners' sugar, gently roll ganache into 1-inch balls. Refrigerate about 10 minutes or just until firm.
- 6Coat the truffles:.
- 7Roll one-third of the truffles in confectioners' sugar. Roll another third in cocoa powder. Then roll remaining truffles in chopped walnuts. Store truffles in airtight container in refrigerator up to 5 days.
- 8To serve:
- 9Remove truffles from refrigerator 30 minutes before serving. Place each truffle in a decorative petit four paper cup and arrange on serving plate.
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Nutritional Facts for Godiva Chocolate Truffles
Serving Size: 1 (858 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 2729.2
- Calories from Fat 1950
- Total Fat 216.7 g
- Saturated Fat 132.9 g
- Cholesterol 460.8 mg
- Sodium 432.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 196.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 16.5 g
- Sugars 159.4 g
- Protein 19.5 g