Bacon & Maldon Salt Truffles

Makes about 30 truffles Ingredients ½ cup heavy cream ¼ cup bacon, chopped super fine 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped Black Volcanic Salt for dusting Directions In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the heavy cream and bacon to a simmer, about 3 minutes, using a rubber spatula to scrape the side of […]

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Chocolate Ganache

INGREDIENTS 1 pound semisweet chocolate 4 cups heavy cream DIRECTIONS Place the chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring just to a boil, watching very carefully because if it boils for a few seconds, it will boil out of the pot. When the cream has […]

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Coconut Milk Caramel Dark Chocolate Truffle with Toasted Coconut

Makes about 30 truffles Ingredients ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons caramel 1 tablespoon honey 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped Toasted Coconut for Dusting Directions In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the heavy cream, vanilla, coconut milk,caramel and honey to a simmer, about 3 […]

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Dark Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Makes 1 cake INGREDIENTS For cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup cocoa powder 1½ tablespoons baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup sugar 1½ tablespoons vanilla extract 3 eggs 1½ cups buttermilk For frosting 2 cups heavy cream ½ cup confectioners’ sugar 1⁄8 teaspoon salt […]

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Dark Chocolate Cherry Cardamom Truffles

Makes about 30 truffles INGREDIENTS ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon cardamom seeds (removed from cardamom pod), crushed ¼ cup dried cherries, chopped fine 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped Cocoa powder, for dusting DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the heavy cream, vanilla, cardamom seeds, and dried cherries […]

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Makes 12 peanut butter cups INGREDIENTS 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt Maldon Salt DIRECTIONS Cut some cupcake liners so that they are about half their normal size, and place into muffin tins. Heat chocolate in double boiler (sauce pan with water and a metal bowl […]

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Dulce De Leche Ice Cream with Strawberries & Mexican Chocolate Sauce and Jalapeno Strawberry Sauce

Makes 3 cups ice cream and ¾ cups of each sauce INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup dulce de leche 5 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup almonds, toasted and chopped ½ cup fresh strawberries, chopped DIRECTIONS In a medium sauce pan bring the milk, […]

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Ginger & Fresh Plum Sake Truffles with Black Sesame Seeds

Makes about 30 truffles Ingredients ½ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon brown sugar ¼ cup fresh plums, chopped 2 tablespoons sake 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped Black sesame seeds for dusting Directions In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the heavy cream, vanilla, ginger, brown sugar and fresh plums […]

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Molten Chocolate Cake with Cardamom Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ cup butter 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped (baking squares are best) ¼ cup heavy cream ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs 2 egg yolks ¼ cup sugar DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 8 6-ounce ramekins with a generous amount of butter, and sprinkle with sugar. Over a […]

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Orange Ginger Chocolate Truffles

Makes about 30 truffles INGREDIENTS ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons orange zest 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped Cocoa powder, for dusting DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottom saucepan, heat the cream, vanilla, orange zest, and ginger to a simmer, take about 3 minutes, […]

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Sweet Mango Curry Truffles with Sweet Curry Powder

Makes about 30 truffles Ingredients ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon curry powder ½ teaspoon fresh chili, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon honey ½ cup stone fresh mango puree or chopped ripe mango 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped Sweet curry Powder for dusting (*3 teaspoon curry powder mixed with […]

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