Thursday, January 23, 2014

Orange Truffles

Gwen shares one of her Christmas recipes.

Yield: 100 truffles


Ingredients


  • 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 oz. milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 10 tbsp butter
  • 2 1/4 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 6 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 6 tbsp frozen concentrate orange juice
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • Extra powdered sugar for rolling

Directions


  1. Melt the chocolate, water, and butter in a double boiler over medium heat until smooth.  Be cautious not to burn the chocolate.  Remove from the burner.
  2. Mix in the sugar, cream, orange juice concentrate, and vanilla until smooth.  Refrigerate until solid, about three hours.
  3. Remove from the refrigerator and form into small balls about 1" across.  Roll in powdered sugar until well coated.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  4. Serve at room temperature.






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