Valentines Day Truffles
Perfect chocolate for loved one. Using one of various combinations to base filling creating your special chocolate truffles.
Servings Prep Time
24Large 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5Minutes 2Hours
Servings Prep Time
24Large 10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5Minutes 2Hours
Ingredients
Valentines Day Truffle Filling
Hot Cinnamon Truffle Options
Black Forest Cherry Truffles
Raspberry Chambord Truffle Option
Instructions
Hot Cinnamon Truffles
  1. First heat heavy cream and light corn syrup almost to boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Next add white chocolate and butter to the hot cream and cover with lid. Let rest for 5 minutes covered.
  3. After 5 minutes of resting time, remove lid off chocolate and beat well until smooth consistency.
  4. Finally to finish truffle filling add cinnamon oil and cinnamon liquor. Beating well until combined.
  5. Then add 1/8th teaspoon of red food coloring beating until even color. Adding additional red food coloring if needed to achieve proper red color. Cover Hot Cinnamon Truffle Filling with plastic wrap and refrigerate for hour until firm.
  6. Beat the filling with paddle attachment until light and fluffy. Note if the Cinnamon Hot Truffle Filling is too stiff warm in microwave for 30 seconds. Too stiff of mixture is very hard on stand mixer.
  7. Using a #70 scoop portion Cinnamon Hot Truffle Filling onto tray lined with parchment paper. Then roll by hand each scoop of truffle mixture into round ball. Chill round truffle filling for 30 minutes. Note start tempering Dark Chocolate while forming truffle balls.
  8. Using chocolate coating fork to hold truffles, dip the truffle filling balls into tempered dark chocolate. Remove excess chocolate from bottom of fork and place on parchment paper until chocolate coating is firm. Place cinnamon red hot candie on each truffle before chocolate totally sets.
  9. Trim off excess chocolate foot of each truffle with pairing knife. Then store in tight container until packaging.
Black Forest Cherry Truffles
  1. First heat heavy cream and light corn syrup almost to boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Next add white chocolate and butter to the hot cream and cover with lid. Let rest for 5 minutes covered.
  3. After 5 minutes of resting time, remove lid off chocolate and beat well until smooth consistency.
  4. Finally to finish truffle filling add cherry paste, cherry liquor and chopped dried cherries. Beating well until combined. Then add 1/8th teaspoon of red food coloring beating until even color. Adding additional red food coloring if needed to achieve proper red color.
  5. Cover the Black Forest Cherry Truffle filling and chill for one hour in the refrigerator.
  6. Beat the filling with paddle attachment until light and fluffy. Note if the Black Forest Cherry Truffle Filling is too stiff warm in microwave for 30 seconds. Too stiff of mixture is very hard on stand mixer.
  7. Using a #70 scoop portion Black Forest Cherry Truffle Filling onto tray lined with parchment paper. Then roll by hand each scoop of truffle mixture into round ball. Chill round truffle filling for 30 minutes. Note start tempering Dark Chocolate while forming truffle balls.
  8. Using chocolate coating fork to hold truffles, dip the truffle filling balls into tempered dark chocolate. Remove excess chocolate from bottom of fork and place on parchment paper until chocolate coating is firm. Garnish with Valinetines Sprinkles or Colored Chocolate.
  9. Trim off excess chocolate foot of each truffle with pairing knife. Then store in tight container until packaging.