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Truffles with Frangelico



Truffles
1/2 lb semi-sweet chocolate chips or really good chocolate
1/2 cup heavy cream
2tablespoons Frangelico ( have also used Regular Rum, Baileys, Kaluha, Coconut Rum or Gran Marnier all work well)

The finishing touches are to roll these in at the end variations as follows:
1/4-1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup coconut shredded
1/2 cup macadamia finely crushed or hazel nuts, pistachios, walnuts, pecans, chopped fine.
assorted sugars, sprinkles etc

Truffles:

Put the chocolate chips in a glass bowl.
In a small saucepan, bring the cream to a boil and then pour it over the chocolate.
Shake the bowl gently to let the cream settle into the chocolate, then cover the bowl with a plate or a lid to allow the chocolate to melt (takes about 5 minutes).
Whisk to mixture until smooth and shiny. Stir in the liqueur. Cover the unit of the chocolate tightly with the wrap and put in a cool place for about two hours to firm up.
Line a baking sheet with wax or parchment paper. Use two spoons to drop 1/2 to 1-inch mounds of chocolate on the paper.
Shape them into balls.
Put ground nuts and cocoa/ground chocolate onto seperate plates or bowls, and roll the truffles in the chocolate/and or nuts/coconut or sprinkles or your choice. Use a clean spoon to help you coat them. Refrigerate the truffles until ready to serve.
To serve, gently scoop the truffles out of the cocoa with a fork and put them in small paper cups , keep refrigerated until serving.... these freeze well also.

14 comments:

  1. I am totally doing this for New years - with amaretto I think. Gorgeous - although mine will probably not turn out so beautiful.

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  2. Thanks @Claudia they are so simple you will be surprised I did do them with Frangelico today and actually rolled most of them in hazelnuts,really good yours will be beautiful!

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  3. Yeah...truffles! I just love to see them. Love them but haven't tried making them. Just what I thought I want to make for this Christmas. Hope I still have time to make them.

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  4. Though I'm not celebrating X'mas I guess these truffles should be some kind of X'mas season favourite goodies! I'm going to make these on the coming Chinese New Year. What do you think? haha...

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  5. This is a great recipe - similar to one I make when making candy and treats ... nice touch...

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  6. Your house at the holidays is clearly just one temptation after the next!!! These would be such great gifts.

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  7. I just love truffles! they are so addictive, I have to make these soon :)

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  8. These look beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

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  9. These look amazing! I'm always impressed with truffles - I've never made my own.

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  10. @marymoh
    @mylittlespace
    @drick
    @tastytrix
    @jessie
    @tastyeatsathome
    @thechocolatepriestess

    So glad you all like this recipe and love your kinds words I appreciate you all so much! merry christmas and have a safe one as well!

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  11. I made truffles once ages ago with a friend and they turned out terrible. We were joking around too much and mis-measured the sugar and they were way too bitter (dark chocolate). I'll have to try keeping to the recipe next time and try yours ;)

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  12. Wonderful truffles to tickle the taste buds.

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