Almond Joy Truffles


  • 6 ounces 150 grams dark chocolate
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon espresso
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 1 cup grated coconut


  • Melt chocolate in a medium sized glass bowl in the microwave (check and stir frequently, time will depend on your microwave).
  • Allow to cool a bit, then beat in egg yolks.
  • Add milk and coffee and beat until combined.
  • Add butter and continue to beat.
  • Beat in almonds.
  • Refrigerate truffle mixture for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Form smaller sized balls and roll in coconut.

Recipe and Photo: Canary Girl


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