Italian Chocolate Truffles

italian chocolate truffles

Italian Chocolate Truffles

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These are flavoured with almonds and chocolate, and are simplicity itself to make. Served with coffee, they are the perfect end to a meal.
Servings: 24 truffles
Calories: 89


  • 6 oz dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp almond-flavoured liqueur amaretto or orange-flavoured liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz unsalted butter
  • 1 3/4 oz icing confectioners' sugar
  • 1 3/4 oz ground almonds
  • 1 3/4 oz grated milk chocolate


  • Melt the dark chocolate with the liqueur in a bowl set over a saucepan of hot water, stirring until well combined.
  • Add the butter and stir until it has melted. Stir in the icing (confectioners') sugar and the ground almonds.
  • Leave the mixture in a cool place until firm enough to roll into 24 balls.
  • Place the grated chocolate on a plate and roll the truffles in the chocolate to coat them.
  • Place the truffles in paper sweet (candy) cases and chill.
Calories: 89 kcal
Carbohydrates: 6 g
Protein: 1 g
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 4 mg
Sodium: 6 mg
Potassium: 58 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 47 IU
Calcium: 10 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Desserts
Cuisine Italian
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