Alsatian chocolate truffles

    Alsatian chocolate truffles


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    About this recipe: These aren't your typical truffles! They're hard on the outside and soft and moist on the inside. Makes 5 dozen, so great to give as food gifts!

    Serves: 30 

    • 2 eggs
    • 125g caster sugar
    • 110g unsweetened cooking chocolate
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 5 tablespoons plain flour
    • 400g ground almonds
    • 5 tablespoons icing sugar for decoration

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

    1. Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Grate chocolate and add to egg mixture. Add remaining ingredients and beat well. Shape into a ball. Chill in refrigerator at least one hour.
    2. Shape chilled dough into small balls (about 1cm in diameter). Roll each in icing sugar.
    3. Place balls on greased baking tray and allow to dry in warm room (kitchen) for 4-5 hours. Bake at 240 C / Gas 9 for 3-5 minutes. Cool on tray for 10 minutes.

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    These didn't turn out AT ALL like described, and with 400g ground almonds in you could taste nothing else. Are the quantities in this recipe right? - 11 Dec 2013

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