These chocolate truffles are a chocolate lovers’ dream. They’re rich, creamy, and will melt in your mouth. This small batch Chocolate Truffles recipe is made using only 3 ingredients and will yield 4-5 chocolate truffles.
Only three ingredients are needed in this rich and creamy chocolate truffle recipe. It’s hard to believe that this decadent dessert is so easy to make.
All you need to make a small batch of chocolate truffles is 3-ounces of chocolate, a touch of cream, and an optional dusting of cocoa powder.
SUBSCRIBE NOW!Sign up and receive the latest Recipes for One and other bonus content.
How To Make Chocolate Truffles
For this easy truffle recipe, I used 3 ounces of my favorite chocolate. I mostly use 85% dark chocolate because it’s my favorite. This type of chocolate is very slightly sweet. If you prefer a sweeter chocolate, I would suggest using a chocolate with a lesser percentage of cocoa and/or roll your chocolate truffles in a mixture of sugar (or Swerve sweetener), and cocoa powder.
Chop the chocolate bar into small pieces and put into a microwave safe dish. Add the heavy cream to the bowl and microwave for 30-50 seconds, depending on your microwave. Remove the bowl from the microwave and let sit for 1 minute, then gently whisk until the melted chocolate is combined with the heavy cream. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
With a 1-tablespoon cookie scoop or a spoon, scoop four to five even portions from the truffle mixture and place them on a plate. Roll the truffles into balls, then roll in plain cocoa powder or a cocoa powder/sugar combination.
Easy Chocolate Dessert Recipes
If you like this easy chocolate truffles recipe, you might also like these easy chocolate dessert recipes…
For more information on the cooking and baking dishes I use in our “recipes for one”, please visit our FAQ page.
For examples of the dishes used at One Dish Kitchen, please visit our Store page.
We now have a COOKING FOR ONE Facebook group. We’re new and we’re growing. Join us to share your favorite single serving recipes and find new ones too. We’d love to see you there!
Click HERE to join the community!
- 1 3-ounce bar dark chocolate
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream
FOR THE TOPPING
- 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar , or use a sugar substitute such as Swerve (optional)
- Chop the chocolate bar into small pieces and put into a microwave safe dish. Add the heavy cream to the bowl and microwave for 30-50 seconds, depending on your microwave. Remove the bowl from the microwave and let sit for 1 minute, then gently whisk until the chocolate is combined with the heavy cream. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- With a spoon, scoop 4-5 even portions from the truffle mixture and set on a plate. Roll each portion into a ball, then roll in cocoa powder or cocoa powder/sugar mixture.
- Store in refrigerator.
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
This post contains affiliate links. If I like a product and that product has an affiliate program, then I will link to that product using an affiliate link. Using this link means that, at zero cost to you, I might earn a commission on a product if you buy something through my link. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.