Chocolate Truffles Recipes…Easy!
With three versions of this easy chocolate truffles recipe, your chocolate dessert buffet will be gorgeously filled to the brim. With a few tweaks, the same recipe can be used to create distinctly different chocolate truffle desserts and a will put a plethora of possibilities up your hostessing sleeve! Master a few easy chocolate handling techniques, and you’ll open the door to a gazillion possibilities from coating luscious cakes to creating these delectable delights.
Classic Chocolate truffles recipe
If you’ve never made chocolate truffles before, they may seem intimidating, but trust us when we say that once you have the basics down, it’s a snap. This chocolate truffles recipe and tutorial on truffle basics will give you all the details you need for making perfect chocolate truffles, every time.
Chocolate truffles on lollipop sticks
For this tray of chocolaty treats, we pushed a wooden lollipop stick into each chilled truffle before we dipped them in the chocolate coating. Go for gorgeous presentation with this cake pop kit, available in loads of pretty color combos, that makes it so easy to turn a few truffles into gorgeous chocolate party favors or display them on your chocolate dessert buffet.
Chocolate Truffle Recipe—Tiny Chocolate Almond Tarts
By adding a ¼ teaspoon of almond extract with the heavy cream in your chocolate ganache mixture, the very same truffle ingredients turn into a chocolate almond tart. Silky smooth chocolate ganache tops a simple shortbread cookie crust.
Easy shortbread cookie crust:
2 cups of crushed shortbread cookies
¼ cup melted butter
- Combine melted butter with crushed cookies.
- Press the crust mixture into the bottoms of each well in a mini muffin baking pan.
- Bake for 5 minutes at 375, or until lightly golden.
- Let the crusts cool completely and then pour the ganache mixture over each mini crust. Top each tiny tart with a toasted almond slice.
Spicy Chocolate Truffles
These truffles are kicked up a notch with the easy addition of some crushed Thai chilis. Add spice to suit your taste, and roll them in cocoa powder to finish these easy chocolate truffles.
One recipe… one entire chocolate dessert buffet! We love easy.