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Easy Mint Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Updated on February 10, 2016
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She's a kids' author who loves to cook delicious chocolate treats for her friends and family. She hopes you do too!

Mint Chocolate Truffles Should Burst in Your Mouth

Mint truffles are delicious and burst in your mouth with a delicate, and yet strong mint, dark chocolate flavor. They are relatively easy to prepare! You can serve them either straight from the refrigerator, at room temperature, or as a special indulgence after dinner. You can place your deliciously sweet treat on a paper doily on the table after dinner for a delicious treat and presentation.

Make sure they are straight from the refrigerator, though, so they have time to melt in your guest’s mouth the minute they bite into it. Mint truffles go well with a hot cup of coffee or cappuccino and chocolate milk.

You can serve your mint truffles as a party delicacy and with a strong drink too, such as, Anisette. Your guests will love it and feel special for eating this special French treat.

Roll your mint truffles in cocoa powder for an awesome finishing touch. Not many people know how to roll them right, where they melt in your mouth; nevertheless, when you allow the butter and the cream to mix well, then add the dark chocolate morsels, the mint truffles come out just right.

Delicate Chocolate Truffles

Lovely Mint Chocolate Truffle with Teeth Marks
Lovely Mint Chocolate Truffle with Teeth Marks | Source

Gather the Following Ingredients for Mint Truffles

  • 1- 2/3 organic whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup real butter
  • 16 ounces dark chocolate semi sweet baking bar, broken into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon mint extract
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder

Cooking Instructions

  1. Break the semi sweet dark chocolate bar into pieces, and chop it.
  2. Combine whipping cream and butter in an average saucepan.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils; remove from heat
  4. Stir in the chocolate pieces until completely melted
  5. Continue stirring until mixture cools, and thickens slightly, then stir in the mint extract, and set aside.
  6. Once cooled, spoon half a tablespoon and mold into small balls
  7. Make up to 38 truffles
  8. Roll, or dust the chocolate balls in cocoa powder
  9. Place minty truffles on an attractive paper doily, and refrigerate until ready to serve

Cook Time

Prep time: 35 min
Cook time: 6 min
Ready in: 41 min
Yields: Serves 12 people, 4 pieces of minty truffles
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 4 pieces
Calories 200
Calories from Fat90
% Daily Value *
Fat 10 g15%
Saturated fat 8 g40%
Unsaturated fat 1 g
Carbohydrates 20 g7%
Sugar 12 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 2 g4%
Cholesterol 4 mg1%
Sodium 35 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    Sheila Craan 4 years ago from Florida

    Thank you PeachPurple! These mint truffles are sure to melt in your mouth with a burst of flavor!

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    Sheila Craan 4 years ago from Florida

    Thank you LemonKerdz! Not only are they just dainty, the dark coco is good for our brains too!

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    lemonkerdz 4 years ago from TRUJILLO, PERU

    Mint truffles, These are fantastic gifts. Look out for William Curly for variations on these recipes. He is the Chocolate Master.

    Love the pic