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Brandied Chocolate Truffles

 
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Brandied Chocolate Truffles recipe

Yield

26

servings

Prep

5

hrs

Cook

20

min

Ready

6

hrs

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

¾ cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons butter, unsalted
½ pound chocolate, bittersweet
chopped
2 tablespoons cognac
or other brandy
¾ pound chocolate, bittersweet
chopped

Directions

Bring whipping cream and unsalted butter to simmer in heavy medium saucepan.

Reduce heat to low.

Add ½ pound bittersweet chocolate and stir until melted.

Mix in 2 tablespoons Cognac.

Let stand at room temperature until firm enough to mound on spoon, about 3½ hours.

Line cookie sheet with foil.

Spoon truffle mixture by rounded tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheet, spacing apart.

Chill until firm, about 1 hour.

Roll 1 truffle between palms of hands into ball.

Place on same sheet.

Repeat with remaining truffles; refrigerate.

Melt ¾ pound chocolate in top of double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently until smooth.

Remove from over water.

Grasp 1 truffle between thumb and index finger.

Dip into chocolate, coating completely.

Shake gently to remove excess chocolate.

Place on same sheet.

Repeat dipping with remaining truffles.

Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

Remove truffles from foil.

(Can be prepared 1 week ahead. Refrigerate in airtight container).

Serve cold.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 32g (1.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 93265% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 68g 104%
Saturated Fat 41g 204%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 34mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 30%
Dietary Fiber 8g 33%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% Iron 25%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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