Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

What would you do when you have an inventory of dark chocolates? My answer Chocolate Truffles!!! Im not a huge fan of dar chocolate ,so I thought why not try out something else that involves them... And I got these sweet li'l truffles... Its super easy and super tasty...!!

Lejna Ramachandran


  1. 200 Grams Dark chocolate
  2. 100 Millilitres Fresh Cream
  3. 2 Tablespoons Butter
  4. 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  5. 1 Teaspoon Basil
  6. as required Sugar ,
  7. 1/4 Cup Cocoa powder


30 mins
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    Break the dark chocolate bar into small pieces or powder them and place in a microwave friendly bowl.

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    Heat the cream on slow flame,add butter,sugar,lemon zest and basil to it.Once it starts frothing remove from flame.

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    Sieve in the cream mixture into the bowl with chocolate and mix well.Do not beat it,just mix with a spoon.

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    If the mixture doesnt turn smooth you can heat it in the microwave for about a minute and allow it to cool.

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    Once cooled wrap the bowl with a cling wrap and refrigerate the mix overnight.

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    Dust a plate or a flat surface with cocoa powder. With the help of a spoon or better a melon baller scoop small portions from the ganache and roll into small balls and place on the cocoa powder.

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    If the ganache is very soft,then you can add a little bit more of chocolate by heating the mix and refrigerating it again.

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    Roll it over the powder till its properly coated. Repeat until all the ganache is used.

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    Keep truffles in an airtight container in fridge, but serve at room temperature.

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