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Chocolate Scotch Truffles


Chocolate Scotch Truffles recipe













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


1 ½ pounds unsweetened chocolate
2 large egg yolks
1 cup powdered sugar
½ cup heavy whipping cream
4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
¼ cup scotch whiskey
30 Whole hazelnuts (filberts)
1 cup cocoa powder
for dusting


Preheat the oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Place 10 oz. of the chocolate in a heavy saucepan, and melt over low heat.

Remove the pan from the heat and set aside.

Combine the egg yolks and ½ cup of the confectioner's sugar 4.

Combine the cream, butter, and remaining ½ cup sugar in a medium-size saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until the butter and sugar are thoroughly melted.

Slowly pour the hot sugar mixture over the egg yolk mixture, Mix thoroughly and set aside to cool slightly.

Then stir in the melted chocolate and the Scotch; beat for 1 minute.

Place the mixture in the refrigerator and chill until firm, 30 to 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, place the hazelnuts on a baking sheet and toast.

Remove them from the oven and rub handfuls of nuts in a kitchen towel to remove the skins.

Set them aside.

Roll a spoonful of the chilled chocolate around each hazelnut Set them on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper, and chill thoroughly in the refrigerator 2 to 3 hours.

Melt the remaining 14 oz. chocolate in a heavy saucepan Remove the pan from the heat.

Sprinkle a shallow dish generously with cocoa. Dip each truffle in the melted chocolate, covering it completely.

Then lift it out with a fork and roll it in the cocoa.

Arrange the truffles on the baking sheet again, and chill before serving.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 27g (1.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12284% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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