Microwave Spiked Truffles (With Variations)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
20 mins
Cook
40 mins

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • Basic Mix

  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 14 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Irish Whiskey Variation

  • 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey (in place of rum)
  • 24 coffee beans
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • Sambuca-Espresso Variation

  • 2 tablespoons sambuca romana (in place of rum)
  • 24 espresso beans

Directions

  1. Place chocolate pieces in the edges of a microwavable container leaving the center free.
  2. Cook on medium for 2 minutes, stir.
  3. Cook 1 - 1 1/2 minutes more stirring every 30 seconds.
  4. Combine softened butter, yolks, and liquor (depending on which variation) in bowl.
  5. Add melted chocolate and beat with mixer until well blended , about 2 minutes.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes or until set enough to roll into balls.
  7. Sift cocoa and confectioners sugar in a small bowl.
  8. Basic mix & Sambuca-Espresso Variation: Add in cinnamon.
  9. Irish Whiskey Variation: Add in espresso powder.
  10. Irish Whiskey Variation: Foll chocolate around coffee bean.
  11. Sambuca-Espresso Variation: Roll chocolate around espresso bean.
  12. Take 1 tbsp of chocolate mixture and roll into ball.
  13. Roll it in cocoa mixture and place on cookie sheet - repeat until all chocolate mixture is used.
  14. Chill until firm, store in sealed container in fridge or freezer.