Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles

baileys chocolate truffles
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Can’t tell you how good they were! Seriously, do try them. These Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles were out of this world! It’s such a cute party dessert. Bite sized and perfect to satisfy those sweet cravings. On top of that, the flavor that this Irish cream liqueur imparts to these Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles is amazing.

baileys chocolate truffles

 

baileys chocolate truffles

Truffles are a no fuss dessert. You just need good quality dark chocolate, heavy cream and spirits. I am going to try with dark rum next time :D. Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur is an irish whiskey and cream based liqueur. It tastes amazing in chocolate desserts. But Bailey’s is so good that you can enjoy it straight in a glass with some ice! It is smooth, creamy with a little bit of punch. Delightful!

These little bites of pure bliss are pretty simple to make and taste divine. This simplicity is all the more reason to try them :). These Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles can make for such a cute and heavenly Christmas gift for your loved ones.

baileys chocolate truffles

After reading several recipes for truffles, I realized its not a very difficult dessert except the “rolling them in your hand” part 😛

It’s difficult to keep rolling these small boozy balls and resist the temptation to lick your hands every few seconds :D. I gave in to the temptation just thrice! Don’t worry i washed my hands before rolling the next truffle 😉

 

Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Bailey’s Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients

  • 340 gms dark chocolate chopped finely
  • 4 tbsp. Bailey's Irish Cream
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence
  • Cocoa powder for dusting

Instructions

  1. Stir together the cream, bailey's , vanilla and coffee powder in a heat-proof bowl set over a pan of simmering water.
  2. Cook until nearly boiling.
  3. Using a whisk stir the chocolate into the warm mixture until completely melted.
  4. Remove the bowl from heat, cover and chill for 40 minutes or until the mixture is firm enough to scoop.
  5. Use a cookie scoop to scoop out the chocolate and roll into truffles of desired size. Place them on parchment paper or cookie sheets.
  6. Dust them with cocoa powder and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

Be quick to role the truffles as the heat from our hands is enough to melt the ganache.

http://theloveofcakes.com/baileys-chocolate-truffles/

Recipe credits – GiveMeSomeOven

baileys chocolate truffles

baileys chocolate truffles

 

You can also dip a few of the truffles in melted chocolate. Just spear each truffle with a toothpick and dunk it into melted chocolate, covering it completely. Tap the toothpick to remove the excess chocolate. Place it on the parchment paper and let it set. Remove the toothpick and sprinkle with chopped nuts or drizzle with melted white chocolate.

 

These velvety smooth chocolate truffles are actually chocolate shells with a liquid luxurious Bailey’s center. Remember my telling you once that chocolate is the cheapest luxury, well it cannot get better than this little boozy chocolate explosion in your mouth !!

 

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