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Who knew these indecently rich chocolates were so easy to make?

Source: Everyday Food, December 2009
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To flavor truffles, add your favorite liqueur or ground spices to the melted chocolate.

Cook's Notes

Decorate truffles by rolling them in cocoa, finely chopped nuts, or sprinkles. For a festive touch, brush them with luster dust, an edible powder available online.

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  • deebee11426891
    14 JUN, 2018
    Looks so simple
    • becca_28714
      30 DEC, 2018
      It is very simple! Def a 5 star recipe. The measurements are accurate. I'm not sure what happened for others who attempted to make these truffles but mine are perfect every time. I do use molds for my truffles and place them in the freezer with wax paper covering them. Frozen makes them easier to dip but just my opinion.
  • becca_28714
    2 DEC, 2018
    My favorite truffle recipe. This is the first truffle and only dark truffle recipe I've ever used and continue to use yearly. I make different variations of truffles but this is the original. It is a keeper! Always follow the directions and the truffles will be sublime!
    • mikelamastra
      25 DEC, 2018
      Can’t seem to start another review, but this recipe deserves to be 5 stars. The ingredients and quantities are all accurate. In my case, I had much better results letting the choc. set in the fridge overnight. This, along with using gloves made the rolling process much smoother. Also, I had very good results dipping these truffles in tempered choc.! Easy & delicious for anyone to make.
  • cyirrayahooco
    29 JUL, 2016
    I just had to comment, the amount of cream is not way off for this recipe, as some have said. I made three batches of these using the amount of cream indicated without issue. I didn't use a pie pan to cool the truffles, I used an 8x13 pyrex and it worked great. The one batch I used my 8x8 pyrex needed an extra hour to set. My husband loves them! I made them for wedding favors & he hoped no one would take them so he could eat them all!
  • sherry6
    10 FEB, 2014
    The amount of cream is WAY off - probably should be only 1 cup. Wasted 16 oz of good chocolate. SHAME on you Martha for not checking your recipe amounts. I DO NOT trust your recipes any more.
  • Npetitt
    12 FEB, 2011
    Made these truffles for Valentines Day presents. Rolled them in flavored sugars. I think the 1/2 teaspoon salt is a little too much. A tad bit too salty for my tastes. But pretty easy to make.
  • RobynfromOz
    2 DEC, 2010
    one and two thirds cups heavy cream! Is that correct?
  • danakfong
    25 NOV, 2010
    Your recipe is incorrect. Please clarify how much heavy cream to put..... Thanks

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