Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Amaro Truffles

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: about 12 truffles



  1. Place the finely chopped chocolate in a medium bowl. Add the heavy cream, amaro and salt to a small saucepan. Place over medium heat and warm until small bubbles appear around the outside. Pour the hot cream mixture over the chocolate and allow to sit for 2
  2. minutes. Using a rubber spatula, mix until completely melted and smooth. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment. Place the cocoa powder in a shallow bowl.
  4. Using a 1 tablespoon-size scoop, scoop balls of the chocolate mixture into the palm of the hand and roll into a smooth ball. Roll in the cocoa powder and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Continue with the remaining truffle mixture.