Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
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Balsamic Chocolate Truffles
Total:
3 hr 35 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
36 truffles
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 35 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
3 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
36 truffles
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 8 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped (recommended: Valrhona)
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder

Directions

Melt the chocolate and cream in a double boiler over hot but not simmering water. Place melted chocolate in a small bowl. Stir in the balsamic vinegar. Cool the chocolate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove from the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for 2 hours, until firm but moldable.

Use a teaspoon to scoop out chocolate. Use your fingertips to shape into balls about the size of a cherry. Set the chocolate balls on a parchment-lined tray.

Place the cocoa powder in a small shallow dish. Place 6 truffles at a time in the cocoa powder and roll the truffles around to coat, and return the coated truffles to the baking sheet. Continue with the remaining truffles. Place the truffles in a serving dish or airtight package.

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