Chocolate Truffles

Step by step recipe:

  1. 2 hoursChocolate Truffles : Photo of step #1
    Prepare 300 g Chocolate ganache, pour into a dish and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight to set.
  2. 15 min.Chocolate Truffles : Photo of step #2
    Dry roast 30 g whole almonds and 30 g pistachios for 15 minutes in the oven at 300°F (150°C).
  3. 5 min.Chocolate Truffles : Photo of step #3
    Chop the nuts coarsly and set aside.
  4. 1 min.Chocolate Truffles : Photo of step #4
    Take out about a teaspoonful of ganache.
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    Form roughly into a ball with your fingers (latex gloves will help keep your hands clean.).
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    Roll with the palm of the other hand...
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    ...until nicely rounded.
  8. 1 min.Chocolate Truffles : Photo of step #8
    Dip the truffle in cocoa powder...
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    ...and put on a plate.
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    For the nutty version, leave off the cocoa and roll the truffle in the chopped-nut mixture, using gentle pressure to help the nuts stick.
  11. 30 min.Chocolate Truffles : Photo of step #11
    Prepare all the truffles like this.

    Keep them in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Remarks:

You can vary the flavour your truffles by adding vanilla or an alcohol that you enjoy.

Source:

Home made.

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