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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Stuffed Ginger Choco Truffles

Usually Chocolate Truffles are made with a mixture of  dark chocolate,double cream and butter.This mixture or ganache is then traditionally rolled in cocoa powder.U can try this given recipe to do Homemade Choco Truffles this Christmas easily.This recipe makes about 12 ginger flavored and dates stuffed truffles.U can make your own flavored Choco Truffles version with Ur choice of stuffing such as coffee,flavoring agaents or extracts and finish it with different coatings such as dessicated coconut,roasted nuts and grated chocolate.Can gift it to ur luved ones this Season.U can keep it outside for about 20  mins.Try this recipe at home.Enjoy delicious Truffles this Teatime.BonAppetit!.

Stuffed Ginger Choco Truffles:
    100gm any good quality dark chocolate - broken into small pieces
    50 ml double cream
    10 gm unsalted butter
    1 tsp grated ginger
    3 tbsp Icing sugar - to dust
    1 tbsp Cocoa powder- sifted
    10 - 12 seedless dates with caramelized cashews inside
    1.Do the caramelized cashews: Take 15 whole cashewnuts and 30gms sugar.Heat sugar in a kadai and stir it for 2 mins till it gets melted or caramelized.Add the cashews and stir it well fast for 20 secs so that it gets evenly coated before becoming sticky.Turn off the flame and collect the cashewnuts in a bowl.
    2.Pulse the dark chocolate pieces into powder.Place cream and butter in a bowl using double-boiling and when it boils, then immediately pour over the pulsed chocolate. Mix until chocolate has melted in and reaches the simmering point.(This is called a ganache.).
    3.Add the grated ginger and mix well and remove from fire.
    4.Set aside at room temperature, covered, for half an hour to cool completely and let it settle in the freezer for 2 hours.
    5.Use a spoon to scoop out lemon sized pieces.Dust your hands with a little icing sugar and roll it,spread it, stuff the dates and roll mixture into balls using hands and dust it in Cocoa powder.
    6.Serve with Tea/coffee.
Award's Time again:

Today, I wish to thank my dear blogger friends Deep of Deep's Foodblog  and Saji of The Saji for sharing this awards (Versatile Blogger Award and Hundred hearts award ) with me.Its truly special and I'm really
honoured.Thank you Deep and Saji for the Awards..!

I would like to pass it to the following bloggers who have inspired me with awesome recipes or posts.They are the most Versatile - if time permits and worth the Hundred Hearts Award.Please visit their spaces to get to know mouthwatering recipes and  to read mind-blowing posts.

Would like to share Deep's Award  with

1.Shri @ Tiffin Carrier Antiques
2.Nalini @  Nalini's Kitchen
3.Aruna Manikandan @ Veggie Paradise
4.Santosh @ Santosh Kitchen
5.Gayathri Ng @ G3 FoodSpot
6.Magiceye @ Mumbai Daily
7. Aarthy @ Yummy Tummy
8.Nandhini  @ Nandhini's Food
and 9.Krishna Priya @ Scribbling Pad

and  love to share Saji's Award  with

1.Sangee Vijay @ Spicy Treats
2.Chitra @ Share My Recipe
3.Balakrishna Saraswathy @ Taste of Sara's Kitchen
4.Chitra @ Any One Can Cook
5.Zarina @ My Experiments With Food
6.Manju @ Manju's Eating Delights
7.S.Menega @ Sashiga
8.Treat and Trick
and 9.Faseela @Good Food Ends with Good Talk

The simple rules of this awards are: -

1. Thank the person that gave the award and link back to their blog.
2. Copy and paste the award to your blog clicking this link here.
3. Reveal atleast 5 blogs you have chosen to award and let them know by commenting on their blog.
4. Hope they pass it forward by accepting and awarding it to blogger they would like to honour.
5. Thank all those you read your blog and follow you.

and next Award is...Liebster Award.

Wish to thank my blogger friend Prathiba of Cook Ezee and Faseela of  Good Food Ends With A Good Talk for sharing this Liebster Award with me.I'm delighted to receive this award.Thanks again Prathibha and Faseela for choosing me to share this Award.I consider it an adorable treasure.

Liebster means 'favorite' or 'dearest' in German.So If anyone shares this Award with U then it means that Ur blog is his/her fav.This award is to honour your blogger friends and here are the rules for this wonderful award.

Thank the person that gave the award and link back to their blog
Copy and paste the award to your blog from this link here ..
Reveal the 5 blogs you have chosen to award and let them know by commenting on their blog.
Hope they pass it forward by accepting and awarding it to blogger they would like to honor.
Thank all those you read your blog and follow you.

Wish to share this Prathibha Sreejith's Award with this Fabulous Foodbloggers whom I found inspiring and supportive. :

1.Krithi @ .Krithi's Kitchen
2.Jeyashri @ Jeyashri's Kitchen
3.Shoba Shyam @ Good Food
4.Kavi @ Edible Entertainment
5.Aupi @ US Masala

and Wish to share Faseela's Award with the following wonderful Blogger Friends:

1.Anzz @ Anzz Cafe
2.Saji @ The Saji
3.Deep @ Deep's Foodblog
4.Divyaraj @ Divya's Recipes
5.Rebecca @ Chow and Chatter

Thank you Blogger friends for being Supportive..!

U might also like:
Butter Twist
Cashew Cookies
Custard Cookies
Chocolate Mousse
Cashew Macaroons
Masala Cookies
Cashew Macaroons


revathi said...

Truffles looks superb.. so different from the usual...:) Makes a lovely sweet treat..

Prathima Rao said...

Cute & adorable truffles!! Congrats on your well deserved award!!! You have interesting recipes for each day & is a pleasure to go thru them..Keep at it..Im so happy for sharing them with me too..Thx Christy ;)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

faseela said...

super truffles.......

Sonali Pradhan said...

wow...truffles look just awesome dear.....loved this dessert!

Shri said...

You have made my day Christy! Thankyou! Blush Blush!!:-)

Seema said...

soooo sweet...lovely

julie said...

Lovely n awesome truffles!!
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Suja said...

Congrats on your awards dear,wish you many many more..u deserve it.
Truffles looks awesome,can imagine the flavor and taste..yum

Anzz said...

Thanx dear for the lovely award, really touched. Great truffles you have there... looks delicious.

Treat and Trick said...

Congrats on all your awards and thanks so much for sharing it with me. Tempting and delicious treat!

Priya said...

Feel like gobbing some truffles,quite addictive.

Rebecca from Chow and Chatter said...

great truffles thanks for the award kind of you i share your recipes on facebook and twitter all the time hugs

Sushma Mallya said...

Lovely truffles...looks v tempting!

Saru Singhal said...

Great recipe with ginger, quite french. And thanks for the award dear.

I am truly touched by this honor:)

Sobha Shyam said...

yum yum truffles, tempting ones..Thanx a lot for sharing the award with me :)

aipi said...

Oh my, they look sinful. Totally my kinda stuff :)

divya said...

Thanks u dear.... super delicious irresistible yummy truffles.

sangee vijay said...

lovely truffle and this a real sweet treat...looks great..and thank you so much for sharing the award with me :)

Manju said...

Thank you soooooooo much Christy for the award.... I'm so Happy, this being my first!! :-)

Truffles do look awesome!

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Yummy truffles and thank you sooooo much for the wonderful award.I am very happy and excited ...

Nandini said...

Truffles look so good! Very lovely! Congrats on the awards...Thanks for passing it to me...

Krishnapriya said...

Thanks a Lot! Christy! Ah!! Yummy award! and to share it with all those lovely food bloogers.. while I am not one... is a thrill! :)

Thanks again..!

Kavi said...

hi.. sorry for the delayed response! have been busy! Thanks so much for thinking of me for this award! :)
Kavi | Edible Entertainment
Ongoing event: Healthy Lunch Challenge