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Amaretto Cream Truffles Recipe

Amaretto Cream Truffles Recipe

The velvety texture of the almond filling with the sensational chocolate coating make these truffles truly heavenly. I like to give them as gifts during the holidays.—Sherry Day, Pinckney, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa

Directions

  • 1. Place chocolates in a small bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolates; whisk until smooth. Stir in Amaretto and vanilla. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Cover and refrigerate for 1-1/2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine sugar and cocoa. Shape chocolate mixture into 1-in. balls; roll in cocoa mixture. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 30 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle equals 60 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.