Creative Kitchen! Chocolates for your Valentine!

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Chocolate Truffles with Almonds and Orange Zest:

Easy Truffles with Orange Zest and Crushed Almonds Easy Truffles with Orange Zest and Crushed Almonds

Adapted from “Brigadeiros Caramel Fudge Truffles” http://www.eaglebrand.com/recipes/details/?RecipeId=5545&CategoryIndex=8

Put the following in a small stove-top pot with a handle:

1 heaping tablespoon of cocoa powder

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 teaspoon instant coffee, or use DeMadaglia D’Oro Instant Espresso Coffee

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cook in small pot over medium heat until the mixture bubbles and starts to “pull away from the pan”.

Use a silicone heat proof spatula to ensure none of the mixture gets stuck to the bottom and burns. Stir continuously as it cooks.

Optional: Remove from the heat and stir in 1/2 Cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips, or chopped good dark chocolate (or white or milk if you prefer) and mix until it all melts.

Pour into greased shallow dish (pie glass, casserole dish)

Refrigerate about an…

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