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Candy- Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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This recipe for Candy- Chocolate Truffles, by , is from Bodell Bistro From the Ol' Green Pot, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tiffany Conley
Added: Sunday, April 29, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 pounds (about 4 1/2 c.) milk chocolate (or other chocolate if you desire) melted (110 degrees F)
1 c whipping cream
1 1/2 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Line and 8-inch square baking pan with plastic wrap; set aside. Place melted chocolate in a medium-sized bowl. in a 1-quart saucepan, scald cream. remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Beat chocolate with an electric mixer. Stop mixer and pour cream all at once over chocolate. Continue beating, cleaning sides and bottom of bowl several times with rubber scraper, until mixture is smooth and well-blended; this takes no mare than 1 to 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate 6 hours or until firm. Cut into 1-inch squares and serve immediately. Store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
64 pieces
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To make these mint truffles: prepare chocolate truffles as directed adding 5 droups oil of peppermint in place of vanilla. Dip in tepered dipping chocolate.

 

 

 

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