Easy Chocolate Truffles for Valentine's Day

Easy Chocolate Truffles for Valentine's Day

This recipe is simply about making truffles by melting, hardening and shaping the chocolate. You can make them even more authentic by coating the truffles with melted chocolate.

Ingredients: Makes 12 truffles

Dark chocolate
180 g
Heavy cream
80-100 ml
2 teaspoons
1-2 teaspoons
Cocoa powder
as needed


1. Finely chop up the chocolate. Line the mold with a sheet of parchment paper.
2. Warm the heavy cream and mizuame in a pot. Turn the heat off when it's just about to boil. Pour the mixture into the bowl from Step 1. Fold in with a spatula.
3. When cooled, add the brandy. Pour into the mold from Step 1, and chill in the fridge to set.
4. When set, cut with a knife into equal portions. Roll them up into a ball with your hands. Coat with cocoa powder.
5. For a more elegant result, try coating with melted chocolate. Recipe ID: 2044639.
6. Here's the cocoa power that I used.
7. Rich Chocolate Truffles Recipe ID: 2044596.
8. Coffee-flavored Truffles Recipe ID: 1711217 (These truffles are excellent flavored with coffee or black tea.)
9. Step 2: You can also combine the chocolate and heavy cream in a bowl and melt in the microwave.
10. You can substitute milk for heavy cream when making these truffles to serve at home.

Story Behind this Recipe

I have been making these truffles for a while now.
-This is a simplified recipe to coat cocoa powder directly onto the truffles, but you can actually create a layer of chocolate by thinly coating the truffles with melted chocolate before coating with the cocoa powder.
-Coat the truffles again to make it more authentic. Recipe ID: 2044639