Chocolate Apricot Truffles

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Chocolate Apricot Truffles
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
3 h.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
55
Ingredients
150 grams Milk chocolate couveture
150 grams Dark couverture chocolate
liter Whipped cream
2 tablespoons butter
20 grams Coconut oil
150 grams dried Apricot
3 tablespoons Apricot brandy
150 grams ground Pistachio
100 grams chopped Pine sprig
300 grams Dark couverture chocolate (for coating)
Parchment paper
How healthy are the main ingredients?
PistachioApricotWhipped cream

Preparation steps

1.

For the filling, coarsely chop milk chocolate and dark chocolate. Heat cream over low heat until almost boiling. Stir chocolate, butter and coconut oil into cream and stir until melted. Let filling mixture cool slightly and refrigerate for about 2 hours.

2.

Cut dried apricots into small cubes, drizzle with apricot brandy and let soak for about 30 minutes. Puree apricot mixture and fold into filling mixture. Add ground pistachios in portions to filling mixture to reach a malleable dough-like consistency. Roll level tablespoons of filling mixture into balls.

3.

Slowly melt chocolate for coating over a hot-water bath. Dip filling balls in melted chocolate, place on parchment paper and sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Let truffles dry before serving.