Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Yield:
80 truffles
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 pounds milk chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup Grand Marnier
  • 2 pounds semisweet chocolate couverture, melted

Directions

In a large, heavy bottomed saucepan, heat the cream over medium heat until it just begins to simmer, about 5 minutes. Add the chocolate. With a wooden spoon, stir until the chocolate melts and the mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes. Add the butter and stir to melt completely. Add the liqueur and mix well. Line a baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper. Pour the chocolate into the pan, spreading it evenly with a wooden spoon. Let it cool completely, then refrigerate until it sets. Remove the chocolate from the parchment paper, break it into pieces, and put it in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a wire whisk. Beat at low speed for 1 minute, then increase the speed to medium and beat until it is creamy and smooth. Transfer the mixture to a pastry bag without a tip. Pipe out 1/2-ounce truffles, each about the size of a walnut, onto a sheet of parchment paper. Refrigerate the truffles for 4 hours. Use a four-prong fork to dip, then tip the truffles onto a sheet of parchment paper. Avoid touching the dipped candies while they set. If the truffles have not set in 15 minutes, then put in the refrigerator until set. After they set, put them in paper candy cups and store between sheets of parchment paper.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Emeril's Beggar Purses Consisting of Seared Scallops, Truffle Mash, and Fried Quail Eggs Wrapped in a Truffle Crepe

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Mussels

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Kugel

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Emeril's Paellaya

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Pizza

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Salad

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Choucroute Emeril

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril's Chili

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Junk Food Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10am | 9c

Unwrapped

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped

11am | 10c

Unwrapped

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped 2.0

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Eats

2pm | 1c

Unique Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unique Eats

3pm | 2c

Unique Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Unique Sweets

4:30pm | 3:30c

Unique Sweets

5:30pm | 4:30c

Unique Sweets

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c