Low-Carb Truffles

Do not use baking chocolate in this recipe; use a high-quality brand, like Callebaut or Scharffen Berger.

Serves: 36Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 5 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 36

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ cup sifted cocoa powder

Directions

  • Place the chocolates in a large bowl. In small saucepan, combine butter and cream; heat over low heat until steam begins to rise and bubbles form around the edges. Pour over chocolate.
  • Immediately begin stirring the mixture; stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Add vanilla and salt and mix well.
  • Cover and chill mixture for 4 hours until firm. Then beat mixture at high speed until fluffy, about 3–5 minutes. Return to refrigerator to chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Shape mixture into 36 truffles. Roll truffles in the cocoa powder, shaking off excess. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Recipe Information

Serves: 36

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 4 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅓ cup sifted cocoa powder

Directions

  • Place the chocolates in a large bowl. In small saucepan, combine butter and cream; heat over low heat until steam begins to rise and bubbles form around the edges. Pour over chocolate.
  • Immediately begin stirring the mixture; stir until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Add vanilla and salt and mix well.
  • Cover and chill mixture for 4 hours until firm. Then beat mixture at high speed until fluffy, about 3–5 minutes. Return to refrigerator to chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Shape mixture into 36 truffles. Roll truffles in the cocoa powder, shaking off excess. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories110
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium15mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars9g
Protein1g