Almond Truffles

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 60 minutes


8 oz. 75 percent or higher chocolate
4 fl. oz. heavy cream
1 tsp. almond extract
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Preparation: Chop chocolate into small pieces. Heat up the cream and almond extract stirring occasionally. Pour this cream mixture over the cut up chocolate pieces in a small bowl. Once the chocolate melts, spread a thin layer on a lined baking sheet. Chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes. Once cooled, roll the chocolate into individual small balls and coat these balls in unsweetened cocoa powder.

Serving Suggestion: You can either serve these immediately or place in the refrigerator to serve throughout the week as a delicious desert.

Nutritional Information per Serving:

Calories 138
Fat 12g
Protein 2g
Total Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Net Carbohydrate 5g