Chocolate Truffles

from ButterYum
makes approximately 32 truffles (1 tablespoon)


  • 8 ounces high quality chocolate, chopped
  • 8 ounces heavy cream
  • various toppings


  1. Place chocolate in a heat-safe bowl.
  2. In a heavy bottom saucepan , slowly heat cream until just before it boils.
  3. Pour hot cream over chocolate; rest several minutes.
  4. Whisk chocolate and cream together until completely incorporated; chill uncovered for several hours (or cover with a clean tea towel - do not cover with plastic).
  5. Scoop chilled truffle mixture into desired portion size and roll into balls; immediately coat with toppings of your choice.  Chill before serving.