Chocolate Truffles

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Mar. 05, 2015

Chocolate truffles are petit balls that are rich, soft and grainy. They are made of a mouth-watering combination of chocolate, butter, icing sugar and coffee powder. Once the truffles are made, they are rolled in cocoa powder, castor sugar and walnuts, enhancing the drool-quotient! this recipe uses a spot of rum as a flavour enhancer, but you can avoid it if you want to.

Ingredients

Grated chocolate 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Coffee powder 1 Teaspoon
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Icing sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Rum 2 Tablespoon
Castor sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cocoa powder 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Finely chopped walnuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

Making

In a bowl, combine coffee powder with 2 tbsp of hot water, mix well and keep aside.

In a deep non-stick pan, combine butter and chocolate. Cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the chocolate melts, while stirring continuously.

Add the coffee mixture and icing sugar. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.

Add the rum, mix well and remove from the flame.

Cool and refrigerate for approx. 1 hour or till the mixture is firm.

Divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each portion into small round balls. Keep aside.

Combine the castor sugar, cocoa powder and walnuts in a plate and mix well.

Roll the chocolate balls in the above mixture till they are evenly coated from all the sides.

Serving

Serve immediately or refrigerate till serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Ready In: 8 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 207Calories from Fat 107

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 3 mg0.13%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 22 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet