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Baileys Irish Cream Truffles

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Rating: 4/5
1 review

ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   24

recipe id: 24755
cook method: stovetop

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12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon sweet butter
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup Baileys Irish cream


Melt chocolate, Baileys and heavy cream together over very low heat. Whisk in yolks, one at a time; mixture will thicken. Whisk in butter.

Refrigerate overnight, or until firm. With spoon make small balls. Roll in powdered sugar, cocoa, chopped nuts, sprinkles, etc.

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94 calories, 6 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrates, 1 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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In reference to the lumpy truffles, one possibility is that a little water (perhaps from condensation or a wet utensil) got into the chocolate while you were stirring. Any water getting into chocolate will cause it to seize up.

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Can these truffles be frozen after they're made?

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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
I don't know what the other reviewer did to get a lumpy result. I followed the directions exactly, and my mixture was smooth as silk. But the Bailey's Irish Cream was barely detectable. I was afraid to add more and botch up the recipe, so I added just a bit of pure orange extract and rolled these in finely chopped pecans. Excellent and perfectly smooth. I'd make these again and serve with Baileys as an accompaniment in a beautiful little after dinner glass.

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Regarding other review. If your truffles appear lumpy and not smooth. Use a hand mixer and mix the chocolate, slowly add heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time, and continue beating until smooth and creamy! No troubles, great truffles every time.

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Aug 21, 2005


I"ve made truffles before but the mixture it turning out lumpy with a layer of liquod ontop i've never had this happen before any suggestions as to what could cause this when i followed the recipe exactly the way its written.

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