Wealthy and Creamy Grand Marnier Truffles are made with simply 8 easy components. Spiked with orange-flavored liqueur, they make a scrumptious present to provide throughout the vacation season! A should attempt for anybody who loves the mixture of orange and chocolate.

Grand Marnier Chocolate Truffles 

I like making chocolate truffles at house. It feels so indulgent, ya know? And let’s be sincere, a bit of fancy, too. Particularly if you will get your fingers on some actually high quality darkish chocolate! I discover good chocolate actually makes all of the distinction on the subject of making creamy truffles.

A simple method to make chocolate truffles additional particular? Add booze! Which is strictly what I did with these luxurious Grand Marnier laced chocolate truffles. They’re fairly, decadent, and make nice items for the chocolate lovers in your life. A superb factor to bear in mind now that the vacations are coming! Together with these 30 present worthy Christmas sweet recipes!

Find out how to make Grand Marnier Chocolate Truffles

  1. Place the chopped chocolate in a medium-sized heatproof bowl. You’ll want to chop it finely, in order that it melts simply and each! 
  2. Warmth your cream JUST till it involves a boil, then take away it from warmth. 
  3. Pour the new cream over the chopped chocolate and permit the combination to take a seat for a minute. Then whisk easy!  
  4. Let this combination come to room temp, then cowl the bowl and refrigerate till agency sufficient to scoop. 
  5. Earlier than you start rolling the truffle combination, make room in your fridge for the baking sheets! 
  6. Roll the truffle filling into small balls. Don’t fret in the event that they’re not all uniform!
  7. Refrigerate the rolled truffles for not less than an hour earlier than dipping in tempered chocolate or rolling in cocoa powder! 

These truffles are SUPER wealthy, not too candy, and topped with only a kiss of flaky sea salt. I like the way in which sea salt rounds out sweetness! And it seems to be fairly sprinkled on prime of those darkish little rounds of decadence.

Extra Chocolate Truffle Recipes:

I hope you guys will give them a attempt, even (or particularly) in the event that they’re only a present to your self! xo

Grand Marnier Truffles

Ashley Manila

Wealthy and Creamy Grand Marnier Truffles are made with simply 8 easy components. 

Prep Time 30 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 10 minutes

Inactive Time 4 hrs

Whole Time 4 hrs 40 minutes

Course Dessert

Delicacies American, Sweet, Chocolate


  • 1 pound (454g) darkish chocolate finely chopped
  • 1 cup (227ml) heavy cream aka whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons (85g) unsalted butter room temperature, reduce into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup (57ml) Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 cup (42g) cocoa powder sifted

For the Tempered Chocolate (Non-obligatory):

  • 24 ounces (567g) darkish chocolate finely chopped
  • flaky sea salt


  • Place the chopped chocolate in a medium-sized heatproof bowl. Put aside till wanted.

  • In a small saucepan over medium warmth, convey the cream to a boil. As quickly because it begins to boil, take away the cream from warmth. 

  • Pour the new cream over the chopped chocolate and permit the combination to take a seat, untouched, for a minute. Then whisk till easy. 

  • Stir within the butter and Grand Marnier and vigorously whisk till easy and glossy.

  • Put aside and funky to room temperature. Then tightly cowl the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for two and ½ hours or till agency sufficient to scoop.

  • Place the cocoa powder in a large shallow dish and put aside.

For the Tempered Chocolate:

  • Fill a medium pot one-third full with water and convey it to a really low simmer over medium warmth. Place a heatproof bowl that may match on prime of the pan snugly, however is not going to contact the simmering water, on prime of the pan. 

  • Scale back the warmth to low and place two-thirds of the chocolate into the bowl. Place a sweet thermometer into the chocolate and let it soften, stirring ceaselessly with a silicone spatula. Don’t let the temperature of the chocolate exceed 120°F.

  • As soon as the chocolate has totally melted, rigorously take away the bowl from warmth, however hold the pot of simmering water on the burner. Wipe the underside of the bowl to take away any condensation.

  • Stir within the remaining chocolate, a bit of bit at a time, permitting what you’ve got added to utterly soften earlier than including extra.

  • Put aside and permit the chocolate to chill to 84 levels (F). As soon as the chocolate has reached this temperature, reheat it briefly by inserting the bowl again over the simmering water for about 10 seconds, or till it’s between 89 and 91 levels (F). Don’t let the temperature exceed 91°F! 

  • Take away the bowl from warmth upon getting reached the proper temperature. The chocolate ought to be easy and shiny, with no streaks.


  • Earlier than you start, be sure you have sufficient room in your fridge for each baking sheets, because the truffles should chill once more earlier than being dipped within the chocolate coating.

  • Line two giant baking sheets with parchment paper and set them apart.

  • Measure 2 teaspoons of the truffle filling and rapidly roll it between your fingers to type a ball. Switch to the ready baking sheet, and repeat with all truffles. Refrigerate the rolled truffles for not less than 1 hour earlier than dipping within the chocolate. Or roll in cocoa powder directly, then refrigerate.

  • To dip, take away the chilled truffles from the fridge. Utilizing a fork or sweet dipper, dip every truffle into the chocolate then carry it up over the bowl, permitting extra chocolate to drip again into the bowl earlier than dunking it again in once more, then lifting it out and permitting any extra chocolate to drip again into the bowl. As soon as the truffle has been double dunked, rigorously switch it again to the parchment paper lined baking sheet.

  • Sprinkle the highest of every truffle with a bit of little bit of the crushed flaky sea salt. 

  • Put aside and permit the chocolate to set earlier than serving, about 1 hour. Retailer in an hermetic container, at room temperature, for as much as 1 week.

Key phrase truffles, what’s a truffle, chocolate truffles, grand marnier

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