Welcome to the world of irresistible Chocolate Truffles! This delightful recipe combines the sweetness of condensed milk with the rich flavors of cocoa and chocolate. Follow the simple steps below to create your own batch of heavenly truffles.
- 200 g (1/2 cup) SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK
- 15 g (1 tbsp) COCOA POWDER
- 15 g (1 tbsp) UNSALTED BUTTER
- 30 g (2 tbsp) SWEET CHOCOLATE
- CHOCOLATE SPRINKLES, FOR DECORATING
Step 1: Prepare the Chocolate Mixture
Chop the sweet chocolate. Add the condensed milk to a pan over low heat. Sift the cocoa powder on top of the condensed milk and stir until combined.
Step 2: Incorporate Butter and Chocolate
Add the butter over low heat, stirring constantly, until it comes down from the bottom of the pan. When it thickens a bit, mix thoroughly and add the chocolate, stirring well.
Step 3: Refrigerate the Mixture
Remove from the heat and transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours, covering it with plastic wrap to set.
Step 4: Shape and Decorate
Grease your hands with butter or oil and roll truffles as desired (15 g recommended). Sprinkle with chocolate sprinkles for an extra delightful touch.
Step 5: Serve and Enjoy!
Indulge in the heavenly taste of your homemade chocolate truffles. Perfect for any occasion or as a sweet treat for yourself!
Common Mistakes to Avoid
- Overheating the Chocolate: Avoid overheating the chocolate, as it can lead to a grainy texture. Stir constantly over low heat.
- Skipping Refrigeration: Ensure proper refrigeration to allow the truffle mixture to set and achieve the desired consistency.
- Not Greasing Hands: Grease your hands before shaping the truffles to prevent sticking and create smooth, round truffles.
- Ignoring Decoration: Don’t forget to add a finishing touch with chocolate sprinkles for a visually appealing presentation.
Here are some frequently asked questions about making Chocolate Truffles:
- Q: Can I use dark chocolate instead of sweet chocolate?
- A: Yes, you can substitute dark chocolate for a richer flavor.
Congratulations! You’ve mastered the art of creating delicious chocolate truffles. Share these delightful treats with friends and family, or savor them as a special indulgence for yourself. Stay tuned for more sweet and simple recipes!