Lori’s Ultimate Classic Chocolate Truffles

Lori’s Ultimate Classic Chocolate Truffles

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¼ lb. unsalted butter (1 stick)

3 cups confectioner’s sugar

4 oz. Baker’s unsweetened chocolate (4 squares)

3 Tbs. Instant espresso powder (or strong coffee)

1 Tbs. water

3 Tbs. rum

Cocoa powder

pinch of salt


  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy
  • In a double boiler of microwave, melt chocolate with the water, rum, coffee, and salt
  • Beat slowly into butter and sugar mixture, cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes
  • Roll truffles by cutting small chunks or rolling them with two spoons and roll in cocoa powder to cover
  • Refrigerate until serving