Last December, in an effort to encourage you to treat your loved ones to affordable and delicious handmade items, YumSugar and I featured 12 of our favorite edible gift recipes. Starting today, the series is back and we've got 12 more delectable ideas to share with you!
Chocolate truffles are a tried and true classic holiday dessert. Instead of picking up a box of chocolates from your favorite chocolate shop, why not make your own? Homemade chocolate truffles are surprisingly easy; they are, quite simply, a flavored and chilled ganache.
While the chocolate can be seasoned with anything from citrus peel to orange liqueur, I made chocolate-champagne truffles, bourbon-pecan truffles, and Irish-coffee truffles. Placed in mini muffin liners and packaged in beautiful boxes, truffles are pretty, decadent, and luxurious. To share these sparkly chocolates with your loved ones, get the recipe: read more