Mocha Chocolate Truffles
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Chocolate Mocha and Orange Truffles

Melt in your mouth delicious.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Truffle, Chocolate Truffles, Mocha Truffles
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Inactive time to chill the chocolate 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 32 minutes
Servings 16 (Yields about 32 truffles)
Author [email protected]

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Ghirardelli 60% cacao baking chips or your favorite dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Ghirardelli semi-sweet baking chips or your favorite semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup heavy xream
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1-1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder for rolling

Instructions

  • In a medium size microwavable glass bowl, add the chocolate chips, cream and instant coffee. Stir together. 
  • Heat the chocolate chip mixture in the microwave for 60 seconds and then stir. Then heat for another 40 seconds and stir.
  • Add the orange extract and stir. 
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for 2 hours or until the chocolate is firm enough to roll. 
  • Remove from the refrigerator and use a spoon to scrape out the chocolate.  With clean hands, roll the chocolate into balls.
  • Then roll the chocolate balls in the powdered cocoa. Completely cover all sides with the cocoa powder and serve.
  • Store in the refrigerator and serve at room temperature.