Raspberry Truffle Cups

Bite-sized truffle beauties feature the perfect flavor pairing of raspberry and chocolate.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

6
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces
6
oz semisweet baking chocolate, cut into pieces
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1/3
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons raspberry-flavored liqueur or raspberry pancake syrup
24
fresh raspberries

  • 1 Melt candy coating as directed on package. Spread 1 teaspoon coating evenly in bottom and up side of each of 24 miniature paper candy cups. Let stand until hardened.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients except raspberries. Refrigerate about 35 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thickened and mounds when dropped from a spoon.
  • 3 Place raspberry in each candy-coated cup. Spoon chocolate mixture into decorating bag with star tip. Pipe mixture into candy-coated cups over raspberry. Place cups on cookie sheet. Refrigerate until chocolate mixture is firm, about 30 minutes. If desired, peel paper from truffle cups before serving. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

For Crème de Menthe Truffle Cups, add 1/4 cup finely ground almonds to the chocolate mixture and substitute crème de menthe for the raspberry liqueur.

For Cherry Truffle Cups, substitute cherry-flavored liqueur for the raspberry liqueur and 24 candied cherry halves for the raspberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Truffle Cup
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
15mg
15%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.