Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Truffles are a tasty and special treat for adults and kids alike.
Place parchment paper onto 2 baking sheets; set aside.
Place chocolate and butter into bowl; set aside.
Pour whipping cream into 1-quart saucepan; cook over medium-high heat 4-5 minutes or until cream comes to a boil. Pour hot whipping cream over chocolate mixture in bowl; let stand 2 minutes. Stir mixture with whisk until smooth. Pour into 8- or 9-inch square pan. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm enough to shape.
Sprinkle powdered sugar over clean hands; shape level tablespoons of chocolate mixture into balls. Place onto prepared baking sheets.
Place decorator sprinkles or sugars into bowls; set aside. Roll each truffle in desired coating. Place truffles in container with tight-fitting lid; refrigerate about 1 hour until firm. Store refrigerated.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
They look and taste great.
Very creamy and smooth - easy to make although mixture was so soft and sticky - hard to roll into a ball. Perhaps I just needed to let it chill in fridge longer - or maybe 15 min in freezer would have done the trick. Used way more sprinkles to roll balls than I thought I would - but probably because they were sticky. Still - were very tasty and creamy - the family loved them.
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