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The Best Chocolate Truffle!!

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Serves 6 dz | Prep Time 2hrs + chilling | Cook Time 15 min

Why I Love This Recipe

I have won 1st place at the Mid-State Fair 2 years running with this recipe.

Goes really good with Red wine!! I have also done a variation using 1 teaspoon of raspberry flavoring instead of the 2 vanilla,YUM!! and one adding

1 teaspoon of ground chilpolte powder

Ingredients You'll Need

Truffle centers
1 – 13.4 oz can La Lechera “Dulce de Leche” caramelized milk
1/4 C. butter
2/3 C. granulated sugar
2 Tbs. Milk
24 ozs. dark chocolate chips(lg. bag)
2 tsps. Vanilla
Chocolate coating
12 oz dark bag chocolate chips
1 to 2 Tbs. Shortening
1 to 2 tsps. milk


In heavy pan combined first 4 ingredients.

Stirring constantly, bring to a full boil. Boil for 1 minute.

Remove from heat, and stir in chocolate and vanilla. Cool (in pan) in

refrigerator for at least 3 hours.

After mixture is completely cold, shape into 1 " balls.

Heat about 1/4 to 1/3 of chocolate coating mix in double boiler.

Dip each ball and cool on wax paper.

Heat more chocolate coating as needed to dip all balls

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