Balsamic Chocolate Truffles

Perfect for gifting, these decadent and rich truffles make for a unique Valentine’s Day gift. However, they might surprise you how easy they are to make that you’ll want to make them just to eat!

Yield: Makes about 5 dozen.

Balsamic Chocolate Truffles


  • 2 cups finely chopped dark chocolate dipping wafers
  • 1 cup finely chopped milk chocolate dipping wafers
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar glaze
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted


  1. Combine dipping wafers in a heatproof bowl; set aside.
  2. Heat cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until steaming and just beginning to simmer. Do not boil.
  3. Pour hot cream over dipping wafers and let stand for 2 minutes.
  4. Using a whisk, stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in balsamic glaze.
  5. Cover and Refrigerate for up to 8 hours or until firm enough to handle.
  6. Shape mixture into 1 inch balls. If mixture becomes too soft to handle, return mixture to refrigerator until firm.
  7. Roll balls in cocoa until coated.
  8. Store, layered with wax paper, in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week. May be frozen.
Nutritional analysis per truffle:


61 calories, 3.8 g fat, 0.6 g protein, 6.1 g carbohydrate, 0.5 g fibre, 5 mg sodium

*Ingredient not included in nutritional analysis.