AMBROSIA TRUFFLES

 

  • Cooking Time: 5-15 minutes
  • Servings: 30-45
  • Preparation Time: 90 includes chill time

Ingredients

  • 15 oz 60-72% chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 10 drops sweet orange essential oil
  • 2 oz toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup toasted finely shredded coconut

Directions

  • Gently melt together the chopped chocolate and coconut milk.
  • Cool to wrist temperature before stirring in the essential oil and chopped pecans.
  • Chill till firm.
  • Scoop and form bite-sized balls, using your hands so the chocolate melts enough to stick to the coconut.
  • Roll in toasted coconut shreds.
  • Serve immediately for sheer delight while the truffle is at it's fragrant, melty, crunchy best!

Notes

Winter brings oranges, a welcome Christmas treat. Toasty pecans, golden shredded coconut, and the essence of oranges mingle joyfully with fine chocolate--the classic Ambrosial Salad transformed into a bite-sized morsel of sheer delight.

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