Coconut and chocolate truffles are a delicious and decadent treat that are perfect for any occasion. The combination of creamy chocolate and sweet coconut make for a satisfying and indulgent flavor. These truffles are also a great homemade gift idea for friends and family. Try this recipe and enjoy the rich and creamy texture of these delightful treats!
- 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Cocoa powder, for dusting
Preparation time: 15 minutes Chilling time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 15 minutes
- In a medium saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it begins to simmer.
- Remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate, butter, and vanilla extract. Stir until the chocolate and butter are melted and the mixture is smooth.
- Stir in the shredded coconut until well combined.
- Pour the mixture into a shallow dish and refrigerate for 2 hours until firm.
- Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out small portions of the chocolate-coconut mixture and roll them into balls.
- Roll each ball in cocoa powder until coated.
- Place the truffles in a container with a lid and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
- Serve and enjoy!