This dark chocolate truffles recipe is so rich, so flavorful, that they require being eaten slowly. These luxurious candies make a delightful gift for the chocolate lover in your life, and an impressive addition to the office party dessert table. Learning how to make smooth ganache and the proper rolling technique are the secrets of this recipe's success.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped into very small pieces
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup premium cocoa
How to make dark chocolate truffles:
In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the heavy cream just to a boil. Remove from the heat immediately. Add the chopped chocolate and vanilla extract and stir until the mixture – ganache - is completely smooth.
Chill the ganache until it is hard enough to roll into balls. Measuring out a heaping teaspoon, quickly roll the ganache into a ball. Roll the ball in the cocoa powder and chill.
This dark chocolate truffles recipe makes 16 servings.