Fix Christmas Truffles the Easy Way - Basic Recipes for Chocolate Factory Gingerbread Truffles and Peppermint Truffles

Success with chocolate truffles at home. We offer a simple recipe for making simple chocolate truffles. The secret is, of course, good ingredients. The rest almost takes care of itself
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Basic recipe for Chocolate Truffles (30 pralines)

INGREDIENTS FOR TRUFFLES

  • 300 g of high-quality dark chocolate
  • 100 g of cream
  • 20 g of honey 
  • 40 g butter (unsalted butter)
  • Optional seasoning (see suggestions 1 and 2 below)

THIS IS HOW YOU SUCCEED WITH THE TRUFFLES

  1. Place the finely grated dark chocolate in a bowl. Please use tempered chocolate if possible.
  2. Heat the cream together with honey and butter in a saucepan until it reaches near boiling point.
  3. Pour the hot cream mixture over the chopped chocolate and stir until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Add seasoning of choice as directed for either Gingerbread Truffles or Peppermint Truffles.
  5. Allow the chocolate mixture to cool slightly before rolling it into small balls and placing them on a baking sheet.
  6. Let the truffles harden in the fridge and then store them in an airtight container.

These chocolate truffles are a perfect combination of creaminess and rich chocolate flavor, and the different flavorings add an extra touch of delicious spiciness or refreshing peppermint. Perfect to share with others or enjoy as a luxurious treat yourself.

FLAVOR 1: GINGERBAR TRUFFLES

  • 1/2 tbsp ground cloves
  • 1/3 tbsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • Do this: Mix ground cloves, ginger powder and ground cinnamon into a spice mix. Add the spice mix to the chopped chocolate before pouring the hot cream mixture over it.

FLAVOR 2: MINT TRUFFLES

  • Peppermint oil
  • A handful of polka pigs
  • Here's how: Add a few drops of peppermint oil to the chocolate mixture after the hot cream is poured over the chopped chocolate. Finely crush the polka pigs and use as a garnish if you dip the truffles in chocolate. Alternatively, roll the truffles in polka dot dust.

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