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Margarita Truffles
Secret
Ingredient

Recipe

Margartia Truffles

From Chef Kristine Jensen of Cafe Botanica at the Tucson Botanical Gardens

 

Makes 40 truffles

 

Equipment:

1 11-14 cup food processor

1/4 oz scoop

2 cookie sheets

9x13 (approx.) shallow baking pan

2 sheets parchment paper

1 quart sauce pan 

large bowl for mixing 

Scale

Gloves

2 gallon plastic sealing bags

 

Truffle Ingredients:

6 1/2 ounces high-quality unsweetened chocolate, chopped

7 oz high-quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped

5 oz jar Cheri’s Margarita Marmalade

2 oz tequila

11 oz heavy cream

 

 

1. Place the cream in the sauce pan and bring to a boil.

2. Meanwhile, place the chocolate in the food processor and process into tiny crumbs.

3. Place the margarita marmalade on top of the chocolate in the processor, and begin

processing. Add half the hot cream through the top, then add the tequila and finish with the

remaining hot cream. Process until it is smooth and creamy.

4. Place in the pan and chill for at least 6 hours.

 

Finishing:

About 4 Tbsp. Unsweetened Cocoa for dusting

 

 

1. Using the 1/4 oz scoop, place scoops of the chocolate on the cookie sheets. Don’t worry about

how they look. Use all the filling.

2. Using gloves, roll the scooped chocolate into little balls.

3. Chill for about 15-30 minutes.

4. Place in the plastic bags (1/2 in each bag). Sprinkle the cocoa over the truffles and toss in the

bag. Bring to room-temperature before serving.


Secret Ingredient



Margarita Marmalade

The tart flavor of Mexican limes, lemons and red limes is complimented with tequila and triple sec, to give you a truly unique marmalade and a m... Click for product details.

 

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