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Homemade Chocolate Truffles

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The homemade cardamom chocolate truffles are sure to bring a smile to your dear ones face. Enjoy creating this wonderful dessert with the step by step recipe video as your able guide.
Ingredients
  Bittersweet chocolate 2 Pound
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cardamom 10 , crushed (Use Whole Pods)
  Cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted coconuts 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream and cardamon pods over medium heat for 5 minutes until simmering.
2) In a large bowl, strain the hot heavy cream over the chocolate, cover with a plastic wrap and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
3) Using a rubber spatula, stir gently, starting in the middle of bowl and working in concentric circles until all chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth and creamy.
4) Pour the mixture into an 8 by 8-inch glass baking dish and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

FINALIZING
5) Remove the chocolate mixture from the refrigerator and shape into balls by rolling between the palms of your hands.
6) Then coat the truffles with either the cocoa powder, almonds or coconut.

SERVING
7) Serve the truffles at room temperature or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Velvety
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Story
Recipe from " Modern Indian Cooking " cookbook By Hari Nayak releasing July 2007 by Silverback books
As fancy and expensive as it sounds, Hari has made these homemade chocolate truffles in such a simple manner that it looks sinfully tantalizing and abominably easy to make. As he says if you want to be a great food entertainer, you can be one, by spending some time and a few ingredients making these amazing truffles .

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 623 Calories from Fat 403

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.9%

Saturated Fat 28 g139.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg21.9%

Sodium 29.7 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.6%

Sugars 49.6 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 0.69%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 18%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Chocolate Truffles Recipe Video