Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

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If you like how chocolate and caramel go together you will definitely love these caramel and chocolate truffles. Sweet, a bit salty, chocolaty and chewy, with a great flavor and a crispy texture coming from the cocoa nibs, quite hard not to get in love with them.


These amazing truffles are really easy to prepare and require few ingredients. The best part is that are an amazing dessert that can be prepared in advance and have it ready for holiday season or any other friend or family gathering.


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Ingredients
  • Makes about 25 truffles
  • 3/4 cup (150g) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (120g) whipping cream
  • 7 oz (200g) bittersweet chocolate. chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (3g) salt
  • 1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (15g) cocoa nibs, optional
  • Cocoa powder or grated chocolate for coating
Directions
  1. Place the sugar in a heavy bottomed saucepan over low-medium heat, and cook until sugar dissolves, stirring with a wooden spoon until it  gets a caramel color.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add the cream. It will bubble a little bit.
  3. Cook for about 1 or 2 minutes stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat and add salt vanilla extract and chocolate. Stir well until smooth.
  4. Stir in cocoa nibs if used.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and let cool at room temperature.
  6. Refrigerate for 2 hours until hard enough to roll into balls.
  7. Use a teaspoon or a melon-baller to scoop out the truffles and with greased palms form into 1 inch (3cm) balls.
  8. Roll the balls in cocoa powder or grated chocolate and refrigerate for at least half an hour before serving.
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Nutrition facts 1 Serving ( 17g) - Calories:72, Fat:3.1g, Saturated Fat:2.1g, Carbohydrates:10.8g, Sugar:10.1g, Protein:0.7g, Cholesterol:4mg, Calories from Fat 28, Sodium 54mg, Potassium 32mg,Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 1%, Nutrition Grade F, daily percent values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
On December 11, 2016 at 09:22 am, Lorraine Crawshaw said...
Would you be interested in trying out flavoured chocolate powders in your recipes? Red Velvet, Chocolate Chai, Tumeric Chai White Choc, Chilli-choc, Raspberry Truffle and others? Please let me know :)
On December 23, 2017 at 07:54 pm, Vicki said...
Where’s the caramel?
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Hi Vicki.

The caramel is used in the first part of the recipe.

On December 28, 2019 at 03:58 pm, Chris Ann said...
I am not finding any caramel ingredient just the word "caramel color" in step one of the directions...one of the photos shows a plate of truffles some rolled in cocoa pwd the other rolled in perhaps ground almonds -or is it some other ingredient. Would love calcification so I can be successful in making these...Thanks
Re:

the caramel is made first.. by melting sugar until turns into caramel.. then you add chocolate... and so on.. so the caramel is composed with the mixture.. I only rolled them in cocoa powder and grated chocolate.. but feel free to roll them in ground almonds if you like best

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