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    Truffle-Imitator Cupcakes

    Truffle-Imitator Cupcakes. Photo by ugottalovecarmen

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    40 mins

    30 mins

    ugottalovecarmen's Note:

    These could easily be mistaken for dark chocolate truffles, if it wasnt for their larger size... They taste delicious, and though it requires a little work, you'll get better at making them as time goes on.

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    Serves: 12



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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven: 350 degrees F.
    2. 2
      Place all of the first six ingredients of the list into a large mixing bowl; combine.
    3. 3
      Add next six ingredients into the mixing bowl and beat with an electric or stand mixer until ingredients are smooth.
    4. 4
      Add the coffee, and mix for 2 more minutes at moderate speed.
    5. 5
      Grease a cupcake pan and fill each space up 1/2 full. (It is better without paper cupcake liners, just grease it and/or flour it well.).
    6. 6
      Bake at 350 degrees F for about 20-25 minutes. When done, remove from oven and let cool.
    7. 7
      Break up the 10 oz. of dark chocolate into a large bowl.
    8. 8
      Heat up the 1 cup of whipping cream over the stove at medium heat until it's almost at a boil. Pour into the bowl of chocolate chunks and whisk until the mixture is smooth.
    9. 9
      Clear out enough space on a counter and line it with waxed or parchment paper.
    10. 10
      Take each cupcake and immerse in the liquid chocolate. Allow each one to soak in some of the liquid chocolate and then place on the wax/parchment paper.
    11. 11
      After half an hour, transfer them onto a serving platter and refrigerate for one more hour or overnight.
    12. 12
      Enjoy each as is, or with fresh whipped cream. Be sure to let me know how much you like them!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 28, 2009


      WOW! These are stunningly rich. Definitely succeeds at imitating dark and decadent chocolate truffles. Although the recipe might seem really really time consuming, complicated, and long, they're actually super simple to make. The reason the recipe's long is because it goes into extreme detail, just to ensure we all make the recipe precisely and accurately. Just a note: be really careful while removing cupcakes from the pan. And really, do not skip the step of greasing the muffin pan. Try these! They're way worth it!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Truffle-Imitator Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (100 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 321.6
    Calories from Fat 208
    Total Fat 23.1 g
    Saturated Fat 13.0 g
    Cholesterol 46.2 mg
    Sodium 212.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 32.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.9 g
    Sugars 17.5 g
    Protein 5.6 g

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