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Homemade dark chocolate truffles with white chocolate coating

Homemade Dark Chocolate Truffles with White Chocolate Coating

The white chocolate couverture, coating these chocolates, make you think that these are just plain white chocolate truffles. But after the first bite, you are surprised by a stunning dark chocolate ganache that has a hint of cinnamon. Delicious!
5 from 81 votes
Prep Time 2 hrs
Chilling 1 d 30 mins
Total Time 1 d 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine European
Servings 21 Chocolates
Calories 83 kcal




For the Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • Add glucose to a small cooking pot and boil it together with the heavy whipping cream.
  • Add the dark chocolate couverture to the hot cream.
  • Mix the whipped cream well with the chocolate and flavor it with cinnamon.
  • Let the ganache cool to 31 °C // 87,8 °F.
  • Fill the ganache into a piping bag and fill the chocolate hollow spheres with ganache.
  • Chill the filled chocolates n the fridge for 24h.

Seal the Chocolates

  • Melt the white chocolate in a water bath or with a tempering device. 
  • Fill the melted chocolate into a squeeze bottle and seal the chocolates.
  • Place the sealed chocolates in the fridge for 10 minutes to solidify.

Coating the Truffles

  • Prepare a shallow bowl and line it with parchment paper to place the covered chocolates after coating.
  • Remove your sealed truffles from the fridge and take 1-4 truffles in one hand.
  • Dip the fingers of the other hand in the melted chocolate coating and roll the 1-4 truffles between your hands.
  • Once you have them nicely coated with chocolate, place them in the prepared bowl. 
  • Dust the chocolates with pink glitter powder after the chocolate coating is solidified.

Please note that all my recipes are developed and tested in metric grams. I recommend using digital scales for more accurate results. I provided a conversion to US customary in the recipe, but please note that I haven't tested it using this method.

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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Truffle | Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg