Mascarpone truffles recipe
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Mascarpone truffles

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Desserts & Sweets
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 5 mins
  • Yields 40 truffles

Ingredients

10 oz (300 g) dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup (125 mL) 35% cream
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Mascarpone
1/3 cup (80 mL) powdered cocoa
2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar

Cream cheese does not go through the pressing stage of cheesemaking, which is common for fresh cheese.

Watch a video about Canadian fresh cheeses.

Preparation

• In a saucepan, melt chocolate along with cream.
• Remove from heat and add Mascarpone. Stir until chocolate mixture is marbled with Mascarpone.
• Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
• Mix cocoa and sugar.

Make small balls with chocolate and Mascarpone mixture, and roll them in the cocoa and sugar. Reserve in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Tips

Cheese alternative: Canadian Cream cheese.

You can use either dark or bittersweet chocolate in this recipe (not unsweetened).

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 150 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 11 g
Fat: 12 g
Fibre: 1.7 g
Sodium: 15 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 3 % / 35 mg
Magnesium: 14 %
Iron: 8 %
Zinc: 6 %
Phosphorus: 6 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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