Dark Chocolate Godiva Truffles is wonderful way to make handmade truffles. The key ingredients is using Godiva liqueur along with excellent couverture dark chocolate. This recipe only uses 5 ingredients takes only a few minutes to make ganache filling with Godiva liqueur.
Truffle centers filling:
The truffle center filling is often made with ganache which is chocolate, corn syrup, heavy cream, butter and flavorings. Many of the flavorings are liquors like Chocolate Godiva, Grand Mariner, Disaronno, Kahlúa. Using these different flavorings give each type of Chocolate truffles and whole new flavor profile.
The use of excellent quality dark couverture chocolate 65% is important in making chocolate ganache. The making of the ganache is simple process. First is to heat the cream, corn syrup to just a boil. Next adding the dark chocolate and butter to hot cream. Cover ganache for 5 to 6 minutes allowing chocolate to start melting. Whisk the chocolate ganache until a perfectly smooth consistency. Then finally pouring the liquor over chocolate ganache and whisk until combined. The chocolate truffle center filling is made. This mixture needs to rest in cool area covered for good period of time for the chocolate ganache to become firm. Leave the ganache to rest overnight, and process ganache filling to shape into round balls.
Process of making chocolate truffles:
Working with good quality chocolate requires tempering process. This can be challenging for many. Go to my chocolates page showing how process works.