219 – Nutella Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Feb 24, 2015 | Desserts

Prep time :

Cook time :

Serves :

6

Complexity :

Easy

Ingredients :

  • 3.5 oz (100 grams) dark chocolate (at least 60% cocoa)
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 5.5 oz (160 grams) of Nutella (or other brand of hazelnut spread)
  • Ingredients for rolling: toasted grated coconut, chopped nuts, cocoa powder, etc.

Directions :

Step 1: Making the Chocolate Mixture
1- Using a kitchen knife, finely chop the chocolate and place it in a bowl. Try to use the best quality chocolate you can find as it will matter in the taste.
2- Heat the heavy cream until it becomes hot but should not reach a boiling point.
3- Pour the heavy cream over the chopped chocolate and let it sit for 1 minute. Then using a spatula stir the chocolate until completely melted.
4- Pour the chocolate cream on top of the Nutella (in a separate bowl) and mix them until completely incorporated.
5- Cover the bowl and place in the fridge for at least one hour until it becomes solid.

Step 2: Rolling the Truffles
1- Once the truffle mixture gets cold, take it out from the fridge and roll it into small balls.
2- Roll the bolls in coconut, chopped nuts, cocoa powder, etc. or anything coating for your choice.
3- Place the truffles in a plate then in the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving.
Bon Appetit!

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