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Surprise your sweetheart with homemade Valentine’s Day truffles

This Valentine’s Day, give the gift that keeps on giving— super-simple chocolatey truffles.

Who says you can't give yourself chocolate for Valentine's Day?

Louisa Clements

Who says you can't give yourself chocolate for Valentine's Day?

Give the gift of chocolate this Valentine’s Day with homemade truffles.

Prep: 30 minutes

Chill time: 3 hours

Makes: 32 truffles

Ingredients

3 oz semi sweet chocolate, roughly chopped

5 oz bittersweet chocolatte, roughly chopped

6 tbsp unsalted butter

1/2 cup 35% whipping cream

1/3 cup honey

1 Tbsp vanilla extract

Icing sugar, coconut or cocoa powder for rolling

Instructions

Place chocolate in a heat-proof bowl.

Meanwhile, in a saucepan, over medium-high heat, heat cream with butter until butter begins to bubble and melt. Pour over chocolate and mix until smooth.

Whisk in honey and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2-3 hours.

Using a tablespoon or a mini ice cream scoop, scoop out the mixture and roll in the palm of your hand into 1-inch balls.

Roll the truffles in coconut, icing sugar or cocoa powder. Repeat with remaining chocolate.

For more chocolate dessert recipes, visit livinglou.com/desserts

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