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01.01.2003 -dessert - chocolate

Chocolate truffles with coffee

« Tie these little chocolate balls on your Christmas tree and people will say that it looks good enough to eat. They are wonderful served on a tray of sweets to serve with coffee. I also love these tasty morsels with an aged dark rum, a drop of Maury, Banyuls or Rivesaltes. » 
Type Dessert - Sweets - chocolate - coffee - cocoa - dark chocolate
Level of difficulty easy
Preparation time Preparation: 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 10 ½ oz (300g) of dark chocolate (at least 75 % cocoa)
  • 1 ½ fl oz (5cl) of very strong coffee
  • Unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 ¾ Tbsp (25g) of granulated sugar
  • 6 Tbsp (75g) of butter
  • Cubeb pepper

Preparation

  • Heat coffee in a saucepan over very low heat
  • Add small pieces of broken chocolate
  • Melt chocolate completely
  • Add softened butter and sugar
  • Stir well
  • Remove from heat and pour into a bowl
  • Add egg yolks and 1 Tbsp of cocoa
  • Add ground Cubeb pepper
  • Mix well until mixture has a smooth texture
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour
  • Pour unsweetened cocoa into a plate
  • Remove bowl from refrigerator
  • Take the equivalent of one heaping teaspoon of the chocolate mixture
  • Roll in hands to make a small ball
  • Roll small ball in unsweetened cocoa
  • Repeat for the rest of the bowl
  • Serve with coffee

Suggestion

A few ideas to vary to vary the truffles on your tray of sweets:
Add chopped walnuts, a whole hazelnut or almond to each truffle.
Add rum, some marsala or coffee liqueur to melted chocolate
Roll in grated dark chocolate for a rougher texture
Roll in coconut powder
 

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