Holiday Chocolate Truffles (3 Ways!)
Easy chocolate truffles with flavour combinations that will make all your guests happy! Perfect for every occasion!
- 8 oz Valrhona Guanaja: 70% Cacao, Dark Chocolate for Baking (or your favourite baking chocolate)
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 tsp Nielsen-Massey Orange Extract
(You can also use Nielsen-Massey Almond, Peppermint, and Vanilla extract to create different flavours)
- Orange Zest (optional as garnish)
- white sugar
(For optional coating)
Combine baking chocolate, whipping cream and extract in a microwavable safe bowl.
Microwave for 1 minute and stir until all chocolate is melted. (If you do not want to microwave the mixture, you can use a double boiler to mix the ingredients together)
Let mixture cool in the fridge for 24 hours
Remove from the fridge and let sit in room temperature for about 5 minutes.
Roll into 20 truffle balls
In a separate plate, spread a thin layer of sugar and coat each truffle in sugar.
Garnish with orange zest
You can easily change up the flavours of these chocolate truffles!
Peppermint Truffles: Baking chocolate, cream, peppermint extract. Garnish with crushed up candy canes!
Almond Truffles: Baking chocolate, cream, almond extract. Garnish with sea salt!
Double Chocolate Truffles: Baking chocolate, cream. Dust with cocoa powder!
The possibilities are endless! Have fun and experiment away!