10oz.dark or bittersweet chocolatechopped finely or shaved
toppingsunsweetend cocoa powder, chopped pistachios, chopped hazelnuts, or grated coconut
Heat the cream until in just bubbles. Pour over the shaved chocolate. Mix well with rubber spatula. If you still have lumps, put the bowl over a bain marie and mix until smooth. (If adding alcohol, now is the time.)
Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Put each of your coatings (cocoa powder, nuts, coconut) in a separate bowl.
Roll the chocolate into 1-tablespoon size balls. Immediately roll in the coatings. If you wait, the nuts won't stick as well.
Keep in the refrigerator. Take out of he refrigerator 30 minutes before enjoying!
It is easy to add a flavor twist by adding rum, brandy, or flavored alcohol without changing the texture.Roll the truffles in the toppings right away so that they embed and stick into the truffles.This recipe works with crushed nuts, shaved chocolate, sprinkles if you wanted, or just a simple dusting of cocoa powder and they will be perfection itself! Choose your own flavor adventure, and it will come out delicious every time!