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Chocolate Truffles

You don’t have to celebrate Valentine’s Day to notice that chocolate is in the air!! (Well, flowers too but this is a cooking site!) I was debating whether to try my hand at some molten chocolate cakes [1] or go for the more direct experience – Godiva [2], anyone (for chalav yisrael options, try Le Chocolatier [3]. My favorite chocolates are usually the truffles (well, truth be told, I like the caramel and nut options also…) so I decided to save the trip to the store and try to make my own. It was a little messy but the results were worth it.

I made Mocha Truffles [4], Peanut Butter Truffles [5] and Chocolate Truffles [6]. After dipping in chocolate, truffles can be left alone or rolled in crushed nuts, coconut, sprinkles, cocoa, powdered sugar…