I guess if you are allergic to chocolate or just don't like it, there could be lots of things considered better. I happen to love chocolate, and I love things simple and easy. These truffles are a perfect simple treat that taste like they came from a high end chocolatier!
This is actually a "condensed" form of my go-to chocolate truffle recipe. I use it often when I need a quick chocolate treat to serve to friends and family.
Step 1: Here's What You Need to Start-
1/2 heavy cream
Extract or liqueur of your choice
Step 2: Prepare Chocolate for Melting
Place 1 cup of the chocolate into a heat safe bowl. (Because I live at high altitude where things cool rapidly, I use a metal bowl that can be placed over a pot of heated water in case the chocolate doesn't completely melt.)
Heat the heavy cream in the microwave or stove top just to a simmer. Pour it over the chocolate and allow it to sit for one to two minutes. This will melt the chocolate so when it is stirred it becomes a thick chocolate ganache.
Step 3: Cool Your Ganache
Step 4: Turn One Big Chocolate Ganache Into Balls
Return the balls to the refrigerator so they can firm up again.
Step 5: Ready to Rock and Roll!
Using a toothpick or fork, dip each ball into the chocolate and quickly roll it to cover in chocolate. Remove and place on foil or parchment paper to cool and set.
Step 6: Your Trip Into Chocolate Heaven Is Ready to Begin!
These are also nice enough to box up and give to a chocolate loving friend as a gift!