Chocolate covered almond truffles

Is there anything more decadent than truffles? How about truffles infused with our rich and nutty Chocolate Covered Almond tea? Oh yeah, we totally went there… and this fudgy indulgence is just as over-the-top delicious as you dreamed.


Chocolate covered almond truffles


  • 1 Perfect Spoonful of Chocolate Covered Almond tea
  • 1 tbsp hot water
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate drops
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup roasted, salted almonds, chopped or coarsely ground


Step 1
Soak tea in hot water for 1 minute, then set aside.
Step 2
Bring cream and butter to a soft boil in a saucepan and mix in soak tea leaves. Take off heat and steep for 5 minutes, covered.
Step 3
Meanwhile, chop the chocolate drops with a knife or in a food processor, and transfer to a heatproof bowl. Strain heavy cream mixture onto the chocolate, pressing on solids to release as much liquid as possible. Whisk until smooth to make a ganache. Cover and chill until firm – about 2 hours.
Step 4
Spoon level teaspoons of ganache onto a baking sheet.
Step 5
Place cocoa and chopped almonds into a bowl and dust your palms lightly with the mixture. Roll each piece of ganache into a ball, then drop into bowl to evenly coat with cocoa and almond mixture. Transfer to an airtight container, being sure to separate layers with wax paper to avoid clumping.
Step 6
Makes about 24 truffles.

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