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Orange Truffles

 

21

Yield

50

servings

Prep

35

min

Cook

?

Ready

60

min

Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

5 ¼ ounces semi-sweet chocolate
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4 ⅓ ounces butter, unsalted
4 ⅓ ounces powdered sugar
¾ cup cointreau
plus not quite 2 tablespoons
*
3 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 x powdered sugar
for shaping
*
1 ¾ ounces almonds
chopped

Directions

Break chocolate into pieces and put into heavy bowl on top of double boiler filled with hot water.

In another bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar.

Gradually stir in marmalade, Cointreau and melted chocolate.

Cover bowl with baking parchment and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

Dip your hands into confectioners' sugar prior to shaping truffles.

Scoop out a small chunk of the chocolate mass (about ½ teaspoonful) and roll into a ball between your hands.

Press into chopped almonds, and then roll once more, making sure that the truffles are totally covered with almonds.

Place into candy cases and store in a cool place.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 7g (0.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 3869% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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