Chocolate Truffles #InaFridays



It’s the first Friday of the month again! At least, it was. Two days ago.




Every month, the first Friday, a group of an awesome talented bloggers make a themed dish from the famed chef Ina Garten’s unlimited reservoir of dishes.


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This month’s theme is Dessert.

So I made these.


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Because they are so easy.


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They are delicious.




They are chocolaty.

They are filled with coffee goodness in them. Chocolate and coffee flavors = awesomeness


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The recipe is quick and easy. Adapted from here:


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Chocolate Truffles #InaFridays
  • ½ pound good bittersweet chocolate such as Lindt
  • ½ pound good semisweet chocolate such as Ghiradelli
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons Kahlua liquor
  • 1 tablespoon prepared coffee
  • ½ teaspoon good vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • Cocoa powder
  1. Chop the chocolates and place them in a mixing bowl.
  2. Scald cream and pour it through a sieve into the bowl with chocolate
  3. Whisk gently with a wire whisk until the chocolate is mixed and smooth.
  4. Add the Kahlua liquor, vanilla, and prepared coffee.
  5. Set aside to room temperature for 30 minutes.
  6. With 2 teaspoons, spoon round balls of the chocolate mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, until firm. Roll each dollop of chocolate in your hands to roughly make a round ball and roll in cocoa powder or whatever you like.
  8. Melt some good orange flavored chocolate, stirring till it's thick in texture. Drizzle over the truffles. .


Check out what my fellow Ina Friday bloggers have blogged this week:

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22 comments for “Chocolate Truffles #InaFridays

  1. March 10, 2014 at 3:17 AM

    I love good chocolate truffles and these look heavenly! How do I stay away from eating them all is a good question. 🙂
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    • March 12, 2014 at 9:19 AM

      hehehe!! I had a one year old little kid at a party eat these and swing to and fro with a broad smile after every bite…..that made my evening, lol! They are difficult to stay away from.
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  2. March 10, 2014 at 3:28 AM

    I made truffles recently and the men in my family ate every single one of them. Don’t let them see yours!
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  3. March 10, 2014 at 4:29 PM

    A good truffle is hard to beat my friend, delicious chocolatey treat 🙂

    Choc Chip Uru
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  4. March 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM

    Hi Minnie,
    You really got it right on how to serve truffles –with a nice mug of coffee! It just washes the truffle down so nicely and then you take another bite. Mmmm.
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  5. March 11, 2014 at 11:26 AM

    Mmmmm, truffles. These look perfect and I love your photos 🙂
    Easy is good in my book, especially if it produces this.
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  6. March 11, 2014 at 3:20 PM

    Coffee and chocolate belong together…. on my table, actually. I promised me I wouldn’t make anything this decadent for the next few weeks. Promises can be broken.
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  7. March 11, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    Oh, Minnie! Truffles, how do i love thee? Yours with the 3 chocolates sound irresistible. I noticed Maureen’s comment and have to agree. Don’t set the serving platter near me unless you’ve got another in the kitchen. 🙂
    ChgoJohn recently posted..Gluten-Free Chocolate TorteMy Profile

  8. Liz
    March 11, 2014 at 9:16 PM

    Great pick! You can’t go wrong with any of Ina’s recipes…and your truffles look divine!

  9. March 12, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    they sound wonderful!
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  10. linsy
    March 12, 2014 at 6:41 PM

    Share it with friends, that’s good you know, not just recipe. Its so inviting and anything with liquor, I am in.

  11. March 12, 2014 at 11:28 PM

    Chocolate truffles are a huge weakness of mine and I know if I had a batch of these right now, I’d be munching away. Love the coffee chocolate combo!
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  12. March 14, 2014 at 5:01 PM

    I would have eaten all of these in one day! They are so pretty and delicious. Really elegant.

  13. March 15, 2014 at 6:37 PM

    You can’t go wrong with a good chocolate truffle! I usually eat them around Christmas but I’m such a chocolate fan I’d eat them any time!
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  14. cj
    March 17, 2014 at 9:31 PM

    OMG – My fave is the one with the teapot 🙂

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