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Orange Cardamom Truffles

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 68kcal
Author: Shinee
Bursting with unusual, yet delicate flavors, these dark chocolate orange cardamom truffles are smooth-as-silk and simply irresistible. Best of all, it takes minutes to make!!
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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup 180ml heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest
  • 10 oz 280gr bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground cardamom

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, heat heavy cream with orange zest over medium heat just until boiling point. Place the chocolate chips in a medium bowl and pour the hot cream over it. Let it melt undisturbed for 2 minutes, and then slowly mix with a spatula until smooth. Stir in Grand Marnier and cardamom.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture into a shallow dish (I used 8-in (20cm) square baking pan) and chill for at least 2 hours in the fridge, until set.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, form the chocolate mixture into 1.5-inch (about 3.5cm) balls. If desired, roll the truffles in cocoa powder. Keep refrigerated for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg