The truffles are ALL dipped!! I am so happy I am done ~ that was a crazy mess.
Clockwise from top left ~ Peanut Butter Truffles; Blackberry Liquer Truffles; Gingerbread Truffles; White Chocolate Dipped Blackberry Liquer Truffles
The Gingerbread Truffle Recipe
1/2c whipping cream
5 whole allspice
5 whole cloves
1 tablespoon molasses
1 1/2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
4 oz bittersweet chocolate (used Lindt 85%)
4 oz white chocolate (used Lindt)
1/3 c unsalted butter
1/4 c chopped crystalised ginger
Bring first 7 ingredients just to the boil, Remove from heat and steep for one hour. Combine the chocolates in a double boiler and melt; remove from heat. Add butter. Strain cream mixture into chocolate and stir to combine. Chill.
Once truffle mix is set, use a melon baller to scoop out small balls. Chill again, then dip in chocolate of yoor choice.