Chocolate and Black Pepper Goat Cheese Truffles

Chocolate and Black Pepper Goat Cheese Truffles
You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Chocolate and Black Pepper Goat Cheese Truffles a try. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 58 calories, 2g of protein, and 4g of fat. This recipe serves 20. A mixture of coarse sea salt, chocolate, vanillan extract, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, fodmap friendly, and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Instructions

1
Place about 2 inches of water in a small saucepan, and place chocolate in a heatproof bowl. Set the bowl over, but not touching, the simmering water to melt the chocolate. Once chocolate is melted, remove bowl from the pot and set aside to cool slightly.
Ingredients you will need
ChocolateChocolate
WaterWater
Equipment you will use
Sauce PanSauce Pan
BowlBowl
PotPot
2
In a medium bowl, whisk together goat cheese, melted chocolate, sugar, vanilla, and peppercorns until fluffy and well incorporated. Cover the mixture in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
Ingredients you will need
Goat CheeseGoat Cheese
PeppercornsPeppercorns
ChocolateChocolate
VanillaVanilla
SugarSugar
WrapWrap
Equipment you will use
Plastic WrapPlastic Wrap
WhiskWhisk
BowlBowl
3
Once firm, portion a heaping teaspoon of the goat cheese mixture into clean hands and roll into a ball. Coat the bottom half of the ball in cocoa powder, place on a cookie sheet, and top with a few flakes of coarse sea salt.
Ingredients you will need
Coarse Sea SaltCoarse Sea Salt
Cocoa PowderCocoa Powder
Goat CheeseGoat Cheese
CookiesCookies
RollRoll
Equipment you will use
Baking SheetBaking Sheet
4
Serve slightly chilled.
5
Truffles will last, in an airtight container, in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Ingredients you will need
TrufflesTruffles