Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles

This is a simple, caramel-flavored truffle.

Ingredients: makes 16

50 g
○Granulated sugar
30 g
1 tablespoon
●Heavy cream
50 g
15 g
1 tablespoon
Cocoa (unsweetened)
as desired
Powdered sugar
as desired


1. Cover a pan with saran wrap.
2. Melt the chocolate in a pan and set aside.
3. Add the ● ingredients to a small pot and heat. Don't bring to a boil.
4. In another pan add the ○ ingredients and make roasted caramel.
5. Once it becomes this color...
6. .. Then add the mixture from step 3 all at once. Be careful not to burn yourself.
7. Add the mixture from step 2, separating in into 2 or 3 parts (add the rum as you like).
8. Wrap and cool in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
9. Cut with a warm knife, then sprinkle with the cocoa and powdered sugar and it's complete.
10. You can also pour the mix into tarts which is delicious. It'll last in the refrigerator for about 2 weeks.

Story Behind this Recipe

I make this every year for my husband on Valentines Day.