Chocolate is a sort of like chicken, believe it or not. Both are used as a base in all kinds of recipes, and in this case they’re delicious, easy chocolate truffle recipes.
For most people, desserts are their favorite. That’s why here you can learn how to make a few tasty chocolate truffle recipes to enjoy after a special lunch or romantic dinner. They’re the perfect sweet way to end a meal, so make them today!
Truffles originally came from Belgium. Usually they’re made with dark chocolate, sugar, egg yolk, and butter. Their delicious flavor has made them popular all over the world. In fact, they’re one of the most in-demand desserts.
There are many different chocolate truffle recipes out there, with as many variations as you can dream up. Here is a basic recipe for you along with a few options to give your truffle a unique touch if you’d like, too.
Traditional chocolate truffle recipe
Basic chocolate truffles are easy to make and don’t take very many ingredients, either. Normally they’re made out of a dough called ganache and come in three flavors: chocolate, cream, and butter. You can make them your way, and add your favorite ingredients.
Take a look at this recipe too:
- 200 g of chocolate, grated
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons of corn starch (30 g)
- 1/4 cup of milk (50 ml)
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract (15 ml)
- 1/4 cup of sugar (50 g)
- 4 tablespoons of chocolate for topping (60 g)
- To start, separate the egg whites and place the yolk into a bowl along with the rest of the ingredients (except the chocolate topping). Mix until a dough forms.
- Then make small balls out of the dough in the shape of truffles.
- Dip each ball into the liquid chocolate and refrigerate for three hours.
- Remove from the refrigerator and serve. As a final touch, you can drizzle sweeten condensed milk or chocolate syrup on top.
White chocolate truffle
Most of the time white chocolate is too sweet for some people, compared to dark chocolate. However, here is a secret to make your truffles come out with the perfect amount of sweetness: lemon! It’s the secret ingredient to take away any excess, cloying sweetness.
- 2 cups of melted white chocolate (200 g)
- 1/4 cup of liquid cream (50 ml)
- The peel of one lemon (grated)
- 3 tablespoons of grated coconut
- 2 tablespoons of crushed almonds (30 g)
- Add the melted white chocolate to a bowl along with the cream. Beat until well-mixed.
- Then add the lemon peel.
- Next, heat the chocolate until it boils. Let it cool until it gets to a temperature safe to handle.
- Mix well. The dough should be getting thick.
- Then pour into a lined container to let solidify and turn into ganache. This should take about 15 minutes.
- Now remove the ganache and cut into strips and then cubes. Form each cube into a small ball.
- Finally, sprinkle a bit of grated coconut and almond powder on top. Refrigerated 3 to 4 hours and serve.
Low-calorie chocolate truffle
Not all sweets make you fat, get that idea out of your mind. If you use the right ingredients, you can make a low-calorie dessert so you can treat yourself while also taking care of your health and weight. Try these light truffles!
- 2 cups of grated dark chocolate (200 g)
- 1 cup of low-calorie cream cheese (100 g)
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/4 cup of liquid cream (50 ml)
- Mix the dark chocolate and cream in a medium-sized pot and put on medium-hot. Let it boil and then let cool.
- Then add the egg yolk and cream cheese. Beat until it becomes lump-free.
- Next, pour into a lined bowl and let firm up.
- Finally, make small balls out of the dough and refrigerate for 3 hours. Serve and enjoy without feeling guilty about it.