Port Wine Lover's Truffle's

Recipe by Barb G.
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    12 ounces milk chocolate or 12 ounces white chocolate, may be substituded
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    tablespoon port wine
  • 3
    lbs chocolate, for dipping or making molds (optional)
  • 12
    cup finely chopped nuts, of choice or 1/2 cup coconut (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium-sized saucepan, over moderate heat, heat the cream until it simmers along the edges; add the 12 ounces of chocolate and butter and stir until both are melted and the mixture is smooth: let the mixture cool until it is lukewarm: Add the port and stir to blend.
  • At this point It CAN BE SERVED IN Small Glasses (for a dessert) OR Pour mixture onto a baking sheet and chill it in the refrigerator or freezer untill it is quite firm.
  • Using a spoon, miniature ice cream scoop, melon baller or dust hands with powdered sugar, roll the cold, firm mixture into balls, using a light, quick touch when handling them; refrigerate or freeze the centers until they are hard.
  • Dip centers by hand or with a dipping fork in the melted chocolate or just roll in nuts or coconut, Place on parchment paper to set: a truffle mold can be used, make the shell and fill with the mixture, cover the bottom with chocolate, Enjoy.
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