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Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles, Easy!
This chocolate truffle recipe is so easy, a kid
can make it! It's perfect for making hand
Truffles have never been so easy. You'll amaze yourself by following this easy recipe for chocolate truffles. While some truffle recipes can be so difficult and not easy to follow, this recipe is easy enough for kids to follow!
A mixture of chocolate and
heavy whipping cream, melted together and mixed slowly.
Warm ganache can be poured over brownies or poured over a cake
to give it a shiny coating.
Chill the ganache, and it
can be scooped
into balls to make truffles.
Easy Ganache Recipe (Truffle Center)
Recipe for 40 Chocolate Truffles
1 1/2 lbs. (2 bags) Guittard
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 teaspoons Madagascar bourbon vanilla
For this recipe, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt Guittard chocolate according to package directions.(This type of chocolate is perfect for beginners. It's not hard to work with and it's very forgiving. The flavor is excellent!) Once
has melted, add half of the room temperature whipping cream. Stir thoroughly.
Add remaining whipping cream. Stir, and then add extract.
Stir until ingredients
are completely mixed, then cover. Allow ganache to harden at
(about 2 hours). Using truffle scoop,
scoop out ganache and hand roll into 1 to 1 1/2 inch balls.
(You can add flavor oils to create something even more scrumptious! 10 drops per pound
Outer Coating for Easy Chocolate Truffles
1 lb. (1 and 1/4 bags) Guittard dark chocolate
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt
chocolate according to package directions. Working rapidly,
center into melted chocolate. Cover entire truffle center.
Lift out using
tool. Remove excess chocolate by tapping the truffle on
the bowl and
then place it on a cookie sheet lined with waxed paper. Put truffles in
the refrigerator for a shiny outer coating. Fill 2 oz.
squeeze bottle with the white melted chocolate. Drizzle
in a crossing pattern. Once dried, place truffles in truffle
These make a great fundraiser! Also try the medium bodied ganache recipe.
Sprinkle chopped toasted coconut on coconut flavored truffles and a somewhat coarsely chopped coffee bean for either coffee or coffee hazelnut truffles. - an idea from our customer, Phyllis!
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Title: Easy Chocolate Truffle Recipe
The Definition of a Truffle
There are two kinds of truffles,
one of course
you are much more likely to eat. The other which is found in the ground
and costs up to $2,000 a pound!
Chocolate truffles are filled with ganache and rolled into balls, then
coated in chocolate, sugar, nuts or cocoa.
The other type of truffle is a fungus found underground near
mostly oak trees.
Please read more about truffle history at our history of chocolate page.