Monday, 12 December 2011

Mocha Chocolate Truffles

It's christmas season again and it's the best time of the year to give and share.  Of course, you can give and share chocolates every day if you wish :-)


When I was still in the Philippines (that's a  few years back), I am already busy making chocolate truffles and pralines to sell as early as first week of December. Yep, I sell the chocolates that I make.  Home-made chocolates are usually more delicious and cheaper as compared to the commercial ones.  And for my chocolates, I guarantee that I only use the best couverture chocolate brands (Belcolade, Valrhona, and barry callebaut)


Here's one of my chocolate truffle recipes :-)  You can also try other chocolate truffles we have posted : Dark Chocolate Truffles  and  Grand Marnier Dark Chocolate Truffles




Ingredients:


Couverture Dark Chocolate – 200 g.
Heavy Cream – 120 g.
Instant Coffee powder – 15 g.



Coating for truffles:


Melted couverture milk chocolate
Melted couverture white chocolate



Cooking Procedure:


1. If you are using a bar type of chocolate, cut it into small pieces. If you are using the coin type, go straight to instruction # 2
2. Heat cream in the microwave oven for 30 seconds. Make sure that it doesn’t crudle.
3.  Add in the chocolates gradually, stirring continuously until the chocolates melted.  Heat the chocolate mixture in the microwave if needed until all the chocolates are fully melted.
4.  Stir in the instant coffee powder.  Mix until well-blended.
5. Chill until the mixture is firm and easy to handle.
6. Melt the dark and white chocolates separately.
7. Using a baller or a small icecream scoop, scoop the hardened chocolate mixture then dip in any one of the melted chocolates.  Then place it on top of a wax paper or parchment paper.  Make sure that the truffles are place apart from each other without touching.
8.  chill then serve


- fresha-licious(11December2011)

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2 comments:

  1. Hi,

    Just wondering where do you buy your couverture from in singapore? thank you!!

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  2. Hi Nadiyya, I often buy them from phoon huat. check there website for a store accessible to you. They carry Malaysian brands, and also barry calebaut and belcolade. You just need to check the labels for the word couverture since calebaut and belcolade are packed under their in-house brand name. If you are looking for Valrhona, i'm not sure if they have a retailer around. Hope thise helps

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