Get ready to shower your loved ones in cards, flowers, cute sayings, and of course, chocolate. It's that time of year when we can drink champagne and chow down on sweets in the name of love. I, for one, will totally be getting in on that action. But instead of buying a box of expensive chocolate truffles, I'm going to try my hand at making my own this year.
After all, you'll know exactly what's inside each and every ball of fun, and you'll know how to make them all year round. Bake sales and birthday parties will never be the same once you've mastered the truffle.
Here are five different ways you can whip up a batch of chocolate-y goodness for Valentine's Day ... and beyond!
My Baking Addiction not only gives you the simple way to make a truffle, there is a troubleshooting section so you know what to do if things go horribly awry. Other than calling your mother, that is.
You say you're a fan of the white chocolate? Not Without Salt has never steered me wrong in fab dessert recipes, and I'm confident this versatile truffle recipe will do you right as well.
Oh em gee, this recipe is from Jacques Torres. That Frenchman knows his chocolate, and now you will too.
For me, it's not a holiday unless chocolate AND peanut butter are involved. Here you go.
And I know some people feel this way about Oreos.
What are you making for dessert on Valentine's Day?
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