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Amaretto chocolate truffles

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Amaretto chocolate truffles


  • Place a bowl over a pot with simmering water. Add the chocolate into pieces and let it melt.
  • Mix with a silicone spatula until the chocolate is completely melted.
  • Add the heavy cream in a saucepan and transfer over medium heat until it gets hot.
  • Remove the bowl with the chocolate from the bain-marie and slowly add the heavy cream, by constantly stirring with a silicone spatula or a hand whisk.
  • Add the liqueur and whisk until the ingredients are homogenized and the mixture is glossy.
  • Transfer to a 20x20 cm baking pan lined with plastic wrap.
  • Cover with plastic wrap on top, and lightly press with another utensil in order to flatten the surface of the mixture.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours to chill well.
  • Add the cocoa powder into a bowl.
  • Cut the mixture into small pieces, dip the truffles into the bowl with the cocoa powder, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
3 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
7 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
15 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
2 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
2 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
0 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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