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Birda Mae's Recipe Corner:Paula Deen's Chocolate Truffles

                                                                 I got this image from here

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 7(4-ounce) semisweet chocolate,chopped and divided
  • 2Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all vegetable shortening



  1. In a small saucepan,heat cream over medium heat until tiny bubbles form.
  2. In a large bowl,place5 chopped chocolate bars Pour cream over chocolate,and stir in butter.  Cover
  3. and chill about 4 hours or until firm enough to roll.  Roll into aobut 21(1 1/2inch ) balls Chill about 1hour until firm.
  4. In a large bow.,combine remaining 2 chopped chocolate bars and shortening.  Microwave on High in 30 second intervals,stirring between each ,until melted smooth(about1 1/2 minutes total.)
  5. Using a fork,dip each ball in melted chocolate mixture.  Shake off excess,and place on a wire rack.  Spoon excess melted chocolate mixture into a pastry bag with a small opening,and pipe swirls on each truffle. Let truffles stand  until chocolate sets.  Store ,covered in freezer.
This recipe is linked to:Hearth and Soul,Tuesday Night Supper Club,Tempt my Tummy Tuesdays.Tasty Tuesdays andWhatcha Makin Wed

Comments

Lisa said…
Looks amazing! I wish I could have a few of these for dessert tonight : )

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