Easy Chocolate Truffles

Recipe by Sam 3
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 6
    tablespoons heavy cream
  • 8
    (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, finely chopped
  • 4
    tablespoons orange liqueur (or whatever flavor you like)
  • 2
    teaspoons orange rind, grated
  • 4
    (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, finely chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon oil
  • 12
    cup cocoa
  • 12
    cup chocolate sprinkles
  • 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • In med saucepan, bring butter and cream to a boil over med-high heat.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add chocolate, liqueur and rind.
  • Stir until melted and smooth.
  • Pour truffle mixture into a shallow bowl.
  • Chill for 2 hours.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper.
  • Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of truffle into 24 small balls.
  • Place truffles on prepared baking sheets.
  • Chill 30 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate and oil in a double boiler until smooth.
  • Transfer chocolate into a bowl.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Using 2 forks, coat 3/4 of the truffles in chocolate, allowing excess coating to drip back into the bowl.
  • Cover 6 truffle in sprinkles.
  • Sift icing sugar over 6 truffles.
  • Leave 6 chocolate coated truffles plain.
  • Coat remaining 6 truffles in cocoa.
  • Chill 30 minutes.
  • Store in fridge for 10 days or in freezer for 3 months.
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