Grand Marnier Truffles Recipe
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Grand Marnier Truffles
4 T melted butter
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, broken into small pieces
4 oz. milk chocolate, broken into small pieces
4 T Grand Marnier
4 egg yolks
1 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
2 tsp. orange extract
Heat butter in a small saucepan until very hot and bubbly (be
careful not to let it burn). Remove from heat and add the chocolate.
Stir constantly until smooth and melted. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat egg yolks until foamy. Beat in the sugar
gradually, add extract and liquer and continue to beat until thick
(see photo). With mixer on slow to medium speed, gradually beat in
the melted chocolate mixture. Beat until smooth and well mixed.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least thirty minutes
or until firm.
Place your choice of coating in a bowl. If you're going to have more
than one, use separate bowls. Some possible coating choices are:
toasted coconut, chopped nuts, unsweetened cocoa, powdered
chocolate, crushed OreoŽ Cookies.
Scoop out a teaspoon full of the truffle mixture and, using your
fingers, roll it into a ball. Work quickly as the heat of your hand
will quickly start melting the chocolate. Drop ball in the coating
bowl. Repeat the process until there are 4 or 5 balls in the coating
bowl. Gently roll the truffles in the coating mixture and a sheet of
Wrap truffles in an air tight container and store in the
refrigerator for up to ten days or in the freezer for up to a month.
YIELD: 30 Pieces
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