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Chocolate Chestnut Truffles Recipe
|Heavy cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Bittersweet chocolate||6 Ounce, chopped|
|Dark rum||2 Tablespoon|
|Marrons glacis||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped (Candied Chestnuts, Available At Specialty Foods Shops)|
|Unsweetened cocoa powder||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sifted|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1926 Calories from Fat 810
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 94 g144.4%
Saturated Fat 55.7 g278.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 108.8 mg
Sodium 160.5 mg6.7%
Total Carbohydrates 278 g92.8%
Dietary Fiber 30 g119.8%
Sugars 140.3 g
Protein 23 g46.9%
Vitamin A 24.9% Vitamin C 134.6%
Calcium 25.1% Iron 85.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Whisk in the rum, whisking until the mixture is smooth, and stir in the marrons glaces.
Chill the mixture, covered, for 3 hours, or until it is firm.
Form the mixture by heaping teaspoons into balls and roll the balls in the cocoa powder.
Chill the truffles on a baking sheet lined with wax paper for 1 hour, or until they are firm.
The truffles keep in an airtight container, chilled, for 2 weeks.