Monday, February 16, 2015

dark chocolate truffles

I adore chocolate.  I don't crave cookies, candy, cakes, brownies, etc (I do crave ice cream), but chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is my weakness.  I have a little every day around 3 PM since that's when the cravings typically hit.  These truffles were incredibly easy to make (although it did take some time), and they are made of dark chocolate; that's what's called a win-win friends!

dark chocolate truffles

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 {coconut covered truffles and cocoa powder covered truffles}

dark chocolate truffles

makes 30 truffles

16 oz dark chocolate (70 percent cocoa), chopped
1/2 cup coconut oil
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
Pinch sea salt
1/4 cup cocoa powder, toasted coconut, or toasted nuts, for rolling
  1. Heat chocolate, oil, and 3 Tbsp water in a double boiler, stirring, until just melted. 
  2. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and sea salt.
  3. Transfer to an 8-inch baking dish and refrigerate until mixture is set but still pliable, about 2 hours. 
  4. Using a 1-inch scoop or spoon, scoop out chocolate mixture and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet. 
  5. Coat hands in cocoa and roll chocolate into balls. 
  6. Refrigerate on parchment-lined baking sheet 10 minutes or until outsides firm up again.
  7. Roll in the topping of your choice--more cocoa powder, toasted coconut, toasted chopped nuts, etc
  8. Enjoy!
Do you love chocolate?  What kind?

PS-Chocolate is on crazy sale right now so go get your favorite!

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