Chocolate Orange Truffles

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, bring butter and cream to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add chocolate, orange liqueur, and orange peel; stir until melted and smooth.
  • Pour truffle mixture into a shallow bowl, or a 9X5 in loaf pan.
  • Chill until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper.
  • Shape chilled truffle mixture by rounded teaspoons into small balls.
  • Place on prepared baking sheets.
  • Chill until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • In the top of a double boiler set over simmering (not boiling) water, heat chocolate and oil, stirring until melted and smooth.
  • Transfer chocolate mixture to a bowl.
  • Cool.
  • Drop truffles into melted chocolate mixture.
  • Using 2 forks, lift out truffles tapping gently on side of bowl to allow excess coating to drip back in bowl.
  • Return truffles to baking sheets lined with waxed paper, and chill until set.
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