Basic Truffles

Basic Truffles


"This is a basic truffle filling to which you can add your own flavorings or extracts. You may use this to fill the chocolate shells you make using candy molds or roll into balls then into powdered sugar, cocoa, sprinkles or other toppings"


1 h 50 m servings 62 cals
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Original recipe yields 35 servings



  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine chocolate and cream. Cook, stirring, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat and whisk in flavoring. Pour into a small dish and refrigerate until set, but not hard, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Use to fill candies or form balls and roll in toppings.
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  1. 120 Ratings


I made this recipe up to take to work with me for the office Christmas Party. The first batch I made I added some orange flavoring to it and it turned out well. However, I wanted Irish Cream T...

This is a great basic recipe. Anyone that complains about the taste of the chocolate is overlooking one HUGE point: If you start out with cheap chocolate you will get a truffle that tastes like...

I used 3/4 c. cream as dictated by the traditional truffle recipe. Instead of the vanilla, I used 3 Tablespoons (yes big T!) of Kahlua. Oh my gosh--so good! If you have trouble rolling, defin...

i Have made this recipe for years with great reviews. my secret is to make this recipe and let sit in refrigerator with saran wrap for a week or so it give it a creamier texture and the flavor i...

Excellent, but extraordinarily time-consuming. I created a batch using the recommended amount of whipping cream and it turned out really well. I also tried using the amount suggested by anothe...

This was my method: I used 1 & 1/4 cup or so Ghirardelli semi-sweet chips, 2/3 cup heavy cream, 2 tbsp unsalted butter, and the vanilla. I made several flavors but quite a few people concurred t...

I am no expert at making candy, in fact this was the first time I ever attempted it. It was so easy to make these, and it took me about 4 hours to make 200. I made 6 different varieties, and t...

This is an excellent recipe that makes a quick and elegant dessert. I dipped my truffles in melted white chocolate, and rolled some in chopped nuts. I took them to a party and people loved the...

These truffles were too bitter. Truffles using semi-sweet chocolate are better.