Organic Valentine’s Day Truffles

Makes 30 medium truffles

  • 8 oz. organic heavy cream
  • 10 oz. organic bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/2 oz. organic butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 oz. brandy, whisky or other liqueur (optional)
  • Organic cocoa powder
  • Organic pistachios, chopped
  • Organic unsweetened, shredded coconut (optional)
  1. In a saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Remove from heat and add chopped chocolate. Stir until melted.
  2. Stir in butter until melted, then stir in liqueur (if using).
  3. Strain mixture into a bowl and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Using a spoon or melon-baller, scrape mixture into 30 medium-sized balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Sift cocoa onto a plate. Roll truffles in cocoa and round them into small balls.

Repeat process with chopped pistachios or shredded coconut (if using).