COFFEE BEAN TRUFFLES

 

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  • Servings: 40
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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 40 whole coffee beans
  • 1/2 cup finely ground coffee beans
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

Directions

  • Melt chocolate in top of double boiler.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Beat in butter, 2 tablespoons at a time.
  • Add egg yolks, rum and heavy cream, beat until smooth.
  • Cover and chill until thickened to dough consistency.
  • Take 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture at a time and roll into 1-inch ball.
  • Push 1 coffee bean into center, using a toothpick.
  • Fill in hole with chocolate.
  • Sift together ground coffee beans and cocoa powder onto a plate.
  • Roll each chocolate covered coffee bean in the cocoa powder mixture.
  • Chill.

Notes

As my cajun friends say, "Talk about!" These are very decadent and you really must love coffee to enjoy them. Add a glass of champagne and some raspberry or strawberry sauce for dipping and let the romance commence!

Categories: Candy  Truffle 

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