Cognac Truffles Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Plain chocolate6 Ounce (175 Grams)
 Butter2 Ounce (50 Grams)
 Cake crumbs4 Ounce
 Madeira cake crumb4 Ounce (100 Grams)
 Double cream30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Egg yolk1
 Cognac/Rum45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
 Brazil nuts4 Ounce, chopped
 Brazil nuts4 Ounce, finely chopped or food processed (100 Grams)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2739 Calories from Fat 1841

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 214 g329.5%

Saturated Fat 84.6 g422.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 367 mg

Sodium 542.2 mg22.6%

Total Carbohydrates 188 g62.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.9 g79.5%

Sugars 128.9 g

Protein 32 g64.1%

Vitamin A 40.7% Vitamin C 1.3%

Calcium 29.6% Iron 47.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Take a medium heatproof bowl and put the chocolate in it.
2. Place in the microwave for 2 1/2 minutes on high temperature.
3. Add small pieces of the butter, the fine madeira cake crumbs, double cream, egg yolk and Cognac.
4. Take a food processor and beat for 2 minutes or until turns thick and smooth.
5. Chill for 45 minutes or until firm.
6. Prepare small balls and roll every ball in chopped or ground Brazil nuts.

SERVING
7. Serve in a serving dish tiny petits fours paper cases.
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