Mayan chocolates


Mmmmm .... chocolate! Have I told you that I love chocolate ? I may be fed only with chocolate. I like all kinds of chocolate, black, white, milk, with hazelnuts, with almonds, in tarts, in profiteroles, in mousse ... In our fridge there is always some chocolate, for that difficult hours of hypoglycemia, which in my case is permanent and daily ... lol

When surfing on the Internet ... photos that have chocolate attract my attention. The recipes I have collected over the years and contain chocolate are so many that I need another lifetime to try them all. One of those recipes will share today.

These small chocolates are so soft, so delicious, when you take a bite you feel the chocolate fills your mouth and that brings you a joy in the soul ... ah The materials are not many and the recipe is not difficult in preparation. The only dificulty is when you're moldin to resist and not lick your fingers. Of course it is not wise to let all that chocolate to be wasted, so feel free.

With the amount of ingredients of today's recipe, I made around 35 pieces ... But now I think I should have doubled the dose, because won't get only one.

Attention ... it's addictive!



Ingredients :

  • 227 gr dark chocolate
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon coffee (made)
  • Cocoa powder for coating

Preparation : 

  1. Finely chop up the dark chocolate. Keep the size the same so they melt easily.
  2. Toss the chocolate bits into a small heat-safe bowl.
  3. Add the heavy cream to a small sauce pan.
  4. Heat the cream until little bubbles start to form around the edge of the pot.
  5. Then pour the hot cream over top of the chopped chocolate.
  6. Let it sit for 1-2 minutes so that cream softens up the chocolate.
  7. Then gently stir and combine the two ingredients together.
  8. Add in the coffee, the vanilla and the spices.
  9. Stir again gently and let it sit at room temperature for at least one hour.
  10. For better firming, put the mixture into the fridge for about 15 minutes.
  11. With a spoon, scoop and shape into small (walnut size) balls.
  12. Put them back into the fridge for thirty more minutes to completely firm up.
  13. Re-roll and scoot them around in some sweetened cocoa powder.
  14. Some other coating suggestions are powdered sugar, mixed chopped nuts and candy melts. The options are endless.
  15. Put in fridge and they're ready. .

- Some other coating suggestions are powdered sugar, mixed chopped nuts, white chocolate, candy melts or whatever you think of .



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