Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles

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  • Published Jan 1st
  • Ready In1h 35m
  • Servings45
  • Calories87
My Dad made this recipe up one evening to surprise my Mom. They are huge fans of dark chocolate. Add any extra little add-ins that you want! (e.g. coffee grounds, mint extract, cinnamon, white chocolate coating, etc.) Deliciously dark and fudgy! Enjoy with family on holidays, or just any time you have a major dark chocolate craving! Rolling in coating of choice before refrigerating, if desired.

Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles for 45 servings:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 (1 ounce) squares baking chocolate
  • 2 3/4 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder (optional)

Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In1h 35m

To cook Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles within 1 hour 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Twilight Dark Chocolate Truffles easily:

  1. 1 Combine the heavy cream, butter, baking chocolate, chocolate chips, and espresso powder in a saucepan over medium heat; stirring constantly, cook until the chocolate has melted into a smooth and thick mixture. Remove from heat. Pour into a bowl and chill in refrigerator until the mixture hardens, about 1 hour
  2. 2 Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Scoop small balls of the chocolate mixture onto the waxed paper. Store in refrigerator until the balls harden completely. Store in a cool, dry place.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 87 calories; 7.1 grams of fat; 6.8 grams of carbohydrates; 1.2 gram of protein; 9 milligrams of cholesterol; 6 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 4th 2013

    Yum! I made these without the espresso powder, and they were delicious. I did modify the preparation, but not the ingredients. I put all of the ingredients in a large pyrex measuring cup ...

  2. May 19th 2012

    My sisters and I made this for my mom on Mother's Day- it was her favorite part of the meal. We let it refrigerate over night before we scooped it into balls that morning; it worked better t ...

  3. Feb 21st 2012

    5 Star taste but 2 Star for prep. These taste AMAZING. I used Ghirardelli chocolate and dark roast coffee. Mine never got to a workable consistency. When I chilled the mix the outer layer ...

  4. Dec 31st 2011

    I made these today for a party. They were so simple to make and really good! I stuck some in the freezer for a later craving!

  5. Dec 26th 2010

    Flavor is excellent. Fairly time consuming. I dipped them in melted dark chocolate after chilling. Yum.

  6. Dec 18th 2010

    Amazing! These truffles are super rich and oh so delicious. I did add the espresso powder, it gave these a wonderful flavor and really complemented the chocolate. I rolled these in crushed p ...

  7. Dec 13th 2010

    Simply YUMMY! I don't bother rolling it into a ball, just pour it into an aluminum pan 1" deep and cut into bite size squares.

  8. Oct 5th 2010

    Wonderful recipe! I didn't add the optional espresso powder as I felt it would be too strong for my taste. also the type of baking chocolate was not specified...there is more than one kind, ...

  9. May 1st 2010

    I forgot to add a step! After it is taken off the stove, it needs to cool in the fridge/freezer until it is just hard enough to scoop out with a small cookie scoop. It should still be "stic ...