Cognac Chocolate Truffles

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Cognac Chocolate Truffles
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 6 h. 40 min.
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Ingredients

for
20
Ingredients
200 milliliters Whipped cream (at least 30% fat content)
250 grams dark Couverture (50% cocoa)
200 grams Milk chocolate couveture (30% cocoa)
2 centiliters Cognac
100 grams softened butter
150 grams Chocolate shaving (for decorating)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Whipped cream

Preparation steps

1.

Chop both types of chocolate and place in a bowl. Bring the cream to a boil, pour over the chopped chocolate and stir to melt the chocolate until smooth. Gradually stir in the cognac. Cool for at least 5 hours. Cut the butter into small pieces and gradually stir into below the chocolate mixture.

2.

Transfer to a piping bag with a large round tip and pipe even balls of the ganache onto parchment paper. Chill for at least 1 hour then roll each truffle into a smooth ball with your hands. Roll the truffles in the chocolate shavings and serve arranged in dessert glasses.