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4 December, 2016

Chocolate truffles with mascarpone cheese

6 Portions
420 Calories
Chocolate truffles
Comments : 2 Posted in : French Cuisine, Cake Recipes, Cooking Food Recipes, Sweets and Desserts on by : Larisa Ion Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Chocolate truffles its chocolate confectioneries which name derives from their traditional shape, which resembles the truffle fungus. Traditionally their made from a chocolate ganache center (mix of chocolate and cream) coated in chocolate, cocoa powder or chopped nuts or coconut. Today here’s a recipe of delicious chocolate truffles with mascarpone cheese. They have so incredibly and gentle taste!!!

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150-200 g (1/3-1/2 pound) of dark chocolate (50% cacao or more)
250 g (½ pound)  of mascarpone cheese
1-2 Tablespoon of coffee-espresso (sweet and cold)
1-2 Tablespoon of cognac, rum or whiskey
2-3 Tablespoon of cacao powder

Let’s get started!

  1. Chop the chocolate and melt in a water bath till smooth.
  2. In a medium sized bowl mix mascarpone, coffee and cognac. Add melted chocolate and thoroughly mix till nice and smooth. Place our cheese-and-chocolate mixture in a bowl with a wide bottom. Let cool to the room temperature and then place to refrigerate for 3-5 hours or to the freezer for 30-40 minutes.
  3. Sift cacao onto a wide flat plate. Make small balls from chocolate-and-mascarpone mixture, and roll them in the cocoa.
  4. Chocolate truffles are ready!!! You might eat them immediately or keep in the fridge and serve later with coffee or tea.

Bon appetite!!!!

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Author: Larisa Ion



2 thoughts on : Chocolate truffles with mascarpone cheese

  • September 30, 2018 at 9:38 pm

    Thank you so much, the recipe is amazing! Definitely worth a try

    • Larisa Ion
      October 1, 2018 at 12:11 pm

      Thank you Ines
      I’m so happy to know that you like this recipe!!!

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