These were one of the many things that were on my dishes of christmas treats that I gave away last year to friends. I had numerous requests to make them again and again!
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- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup real butter, cut into pieces
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 6 (1 1/2 ounce) bars godiva dark chocolate
- 3 tablespoons flavored liqueur
- confectioners' sugar
- unsweetened cocoa powder
- chopped nuts
- 1Heat heavy cream, butter and sugar in medium sauce pan over medium heat to a gentle boil.
- 2Remove from heat.
- 3Chop chocolate bars finely and add to saucepan,let stand 30 seconds.
- 4Whisk until smooth.
- 5Stir in flavored liqueur.
- 6Place saucepan in a bowl of ice water.
- 7Beat chocolate mixture until it thickens, holds its shape and is firm enough to pipe, using a hand-held mixer at medium speed.
- 8Transfer ganache to pastry bag fitted with a 1/2 inch plain tip.
- 9Pipe 1 inch mounds onto baking sheet.
- 10Freeze truffles for 15 minutes or until just firm enough to shape.
- 11With hands dusted with confectioners' sugar, gently roll ganache into 1 inch balls.
- 12Refrigerate 10 minutes or just until firm.
- 13Coat the truffles-.
- 14Roll 1/3 of the truffles in confectioners' sugar. Roll another third in cocoa powder. Then roll remaining truffles in nuts.
- 15Store truffles in airtight containers in refrigerator up to 5 days.
- 16To serve-.
- 17Remove truffles from refrigerator 30 minutes before serving. Place each truffle in a small decorative paper baking cup and arrange on serving plate.
- 18Yield: 30 truffles.
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Nutritional Facts for Rich Chocolate Truffles
Serving Size: 1 (58 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 15
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 206.3
- Calories from Fat 160
- Total Fat 17.8 g
- Saturated Fat 11.1 g
- Cholesterol 29.8 mg
- Sodium 37.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 8.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
- Sugars 2.6 g
- Protein 2.5 g