5 Decadent Chocolate Truffle Recipes

August 10, 2011

Chocolate is the ultimate (gluten free!) comfort food - something about the chemistry of the cocoa bean triggers serious happiness hormones! Any chocolate-lover knows that boutique truffles are the way to go - from Irish Creme to Mayan Spice, each flavor has its own unique character and can say alot about the consumer. Anyone remember the movie Chocolat with Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche?

But homemade chocolate truffles need not be a frightening endeavor! Perfect as hostess gifts, housewarming presents, party favors or a simple, elegant dessert, chocolate truffles warrant a category all their own. Here are 5 simply sinful recipes to help get you on your way to making gluten free chocolate truffles at home.

Dark Chocolate Truffles
These melt-in-your-mouth truffles are insanely addictive!

Salted Caramel Whiskey Truffles
Sweet, salty and just a little boozy, these decadent chocolate truffles are a snap to make!

Chocolate Orange & Cointreau Truffles
With a little extra crunch from puffed quinoa.

Lavender Truffles
Rich, luscious chocolate and an incredibly floral aroma make for an unforgettable dessert.

Vegan Dark Chocolate Truffles
Sinfully delicious, unbelievably healthy!

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