Midnight Truffles by Erica M Kadrmas
Perfect for the new vampire who must walk the nights.
1 TBSP. Boiling water
2 tsp. Instant coffee granules
2 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon (divided)
1/3 c. heavy Whipping cream
6 (1 oz. squares) chopped Bittersweet Chocolate
2 TBSP. softened butter (no substitutes)
3 TBSP. Sugar
Combine water, coffee, and 1 tsp. cinnamon in small bowl; set aside. Bring cream just to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, whisk in chocolate and butter until smooth. Stir in the coffee mixture. Press plastic wrap onto surface, refrigerate for one hour or until easy to handle.
In small bowl, combine remaining cinnamon and sugar. Shape chocolate/coffee mixture into 1" balls and roll in cinnamon sugar. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Yield: 1 1/2 dozen.
Perfect for the love of your life.