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Chocolate Truffle Candy (Sugar Free, Low Carb)

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, low carb candy
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen truffles
Calories: 292kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
Delicious low carb chocolate truffles with a creamy ganache center. This low carb candy recipe makes a wonderful treat to share with someone special.
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Ingredients

Ganache Filling

  • 5 ounces low carb dark chocolate homemade can be used
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon chocolate extract

Chocolate Coating

Instructions

Ganache

  • Melt chocolate in a chocolate melter or double boiler.
  • Heat cream and vanilla almost to boil. (Microwave to just bubbling stage)
  • Add heavy cream, vanilla, and chocoalte extract.
  • Allow mixture to temper for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Pour hot mixture into a small bowl and cover top with plastic wrap.
  • Allow mixture to chill for a few hours or overnight so it is hard enough to form.
  • Remove hardened ganache from refrigerator and allow to set at room temperature if needed.
  • Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, form equal amounts of ganache into balls.
  • Set balls onto parchment paper or wax paper and place into refrigertor while preparing chocolate coating.

Chocolate Coating

  • Melt baking chocolate and 1/2 ounce cocoa butter in chocolate melter or double boiler.
  • Add sweeteners and vanilla.
  • Remove ganache from refrigerator and coat with melted topping. For a thicker coating, the truffle will need to be repeat dips in the chocolate after each layer of coating has set.

Notes

Ganache can be coated in chopped nuts or sea salt prior to dipping in chocolate.
Makes about 2 dozen truffles
Serving size is 3 truffles
Nutrition per serving: 292 calories, 31.0g fat, 2.8mg sodium, 13.8g total carbs with erythritol, 6.9g fiber, 5.6g erythritol, 1.3g Net Carbs, 2.2g protein

Nutrition

Serving: 3g | Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Fat: 31g | Sodium: 2.8mg | Fiber: 6.9g

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