Salted Caramel Mocha Truffles

These Salted Caramel Mocha truffles are indeed better than any store bought chocolate. The soft center with the crunch of chocolate, oh my, how can you resist?

Salted Caramel Mocha Truffles: delicious soft centers that melt in your mouth! Rich, chocolate, mocha flavor!
Salted Caramel Mocha Truffles: delicious soft centers that melt in your mouth! Rich, chocolate, mocha flavor!
Yield: 48 pieces

Salted Caramel Mocha Truffles

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 3 cups milk chocolate chips (about 2 bags)
  • ½ cup caramel bits
  • 16 ounces Ghirardellis dark chocolate melting wafers
  • sea salt, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Set up a double boiler with 1-2 inches of water in the bottom of a pot. Heat water over medium-high heat until boiling. Once boiling, add cream and heat until warm. Add butter until melted. Add espresso powder and milk chocolate chips. Stir until smooth.
  2. Add caramel bits, stirring until melted (this may take several minutes).
  3. Remove from heat and refrigerate for 2-3 hours until ganache becomes set.
  4. Scoop filling into 1 tablespoon balls and drop onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Freeze for one hour.
  5. Melt Ghirardelli Melting Chocolate according to package directions (this is the chocolate wafers in the resealable pouch).
  6. Dip each truffle on a toothpick into the melted chocolate, tapping the side of the bowl until the excess falls off. Drop onto the parchment paper and sprinkle immediately with sea salt. Repeat until finished.

Notes

  • Store truffles in airtight container in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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About Aimee

Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on September 15, 2014

Comments & Reviews

  1. Dear Aimee, 
    I don’t get caramel bits where I live. So, can I substitute home made caramel or dulce de leche for the bits. And how much will I need to add? Thanks, I can’t wait to make these!

  2. I feel like doctors offices should offer complimentary Starbucks drinks. Goodness knows we all need one after a visit! Salted caramel mochas are amazing, I can only imagine what biting into a fudgy truffle would be like! What a fun finger food dessert!

  3. I have been avoiding the eye doctor for that very reason, but I think it’s time to get the kids in again. Goodbye paycheck!! I’m going to need a venti coffee after that day too! These truffles are seriously amazing…I love how creamy the center is! Salted caramel gets me every.single.time!!!!

  4. Reece wears glasses and I’m thinking Bryce made need them too…hold me! Oh truffles! You make the best ones Aimee! These look divine and I’m totally with you on salted caramel – it’s amazing! Pinned!

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