If we had to choose only one treat to enjoy for the rest of our lives, we’re pretty convinced that we would pick chocolate truffles. There’s just something so decadent and rich about their texture and all of the different flavours you can make. Of course, you can buy chocolate truffles in stores too, but we’re always happier with the delicious options when we make things ourselves. That’s why we’re always scouring the Internet for new, unique recipes that we’ve never tried before!
If you’re a huge truffle lover too, check out this list of 15 delicious flavours and recipes we’ve come across so far in our search.
1. Chocolate ganache truffles
Are you actually quite new to the truffle making game so you’re looking to start with the basics before you get creative with the flavours? Maybe you’re just a lover of the classics hoping to find the perfect recipe. Either way, here’s an awesome chocolate ganache truffle recipe from Serious Eats to get you started.
2. Chocolate peppermint truffles
In our house, one of the most popular flavours we could possibly mix with chocolate no matter what we’re making is always mint. We’re sure you won’t be surprised to hear, then, that this delicious but not-too-rich chocolate peppermint truffle recipe outlined step by step on Sweet Pennies from Heaven was a huge hit in our house!
3. Mocha caramel cookie dough truffles
If you’re going to put in all the time and effort it takes to make a delicious homemade truffle from scratch, would you much rather create something so decadent and filled with flavour that it’s basically gourmet? Then we’d be willing to bet that you’ll really love the way Cake Whiz made this mocha caramel cookie dough truffle recipe in just a few simple steps!
4. Dark chocolate pumpkin truffles
Towards the end of summer each year, are you the kind of fall loving person who starts dreaming about all of your favourite autumn flavours a little bit early? In that case, we have a feeling you just might be the perfect person to give this recipe from Build Your Bite a try! They teach you how to make a dark chocolate pumpkin truffle that’s basically irresistible.
5. Ginger butterscotch truffles
Are you actually the kind of person who has always preferred white chocolate over just about any other kind, but you’re also a fan of spicier flavours with it and you find it’s almost always accompanied by ridiculously sweet things you’re not a fan of? Then we think you’ll be very excited indeed to see this fantastic recipe from Venture 1105 that puts it with ginger to balance out the butterscotch instead!
6. Peanut butter truffles
Like so many other chocolate lovers, is your favourite thing to combine into just about any chocolate treat you make nearly always peanut butter? In that case, we think you’ll really appreciate how Simply Stacie made these rich tasting but not overwhelming peanut butter truffles that are just the perfect amount of sweetness.
7. Raspberry chocolate truffles
Perhaps your favourite chocolate combination has actually always been fruit based, especially when it comes to delicious berries? In that case, we think The Kitchen is My Playground might have a recipe that’s a little more up your alley! They show you how to make raspberry chocolate truffles and we can vouch for their deliciousness well because we actually make them quite often, since raspberries are our favourite.
8. No-bake chocolatey Oreo cookie mint truffles
Have you actually been scrolling through out list hoping to find a recipe that will not only appeal to your kids in terms of flavour but is also simple enough for them to help you make? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how The Thrifty Couple made these chocolatey Oreo cookie mint truffles that are no-bake!
9. Baileys almond truffles
Perhaps you’ve actually been holding out on choosing a flavour just yet because you’ve been hoping to come across a flavour that appeals a little more directly to an adult palate? Well, if you’ve ever liked the sweet taste of Baileys, the we think perhaps these Baileys almond truffles might be right up your alley! See how they’re done in more detail on An Italian in My Kitchen.
10. Peanut butter Oreo truffles
Have we actually caught your attention with more than one flavour element that you’ve seen on this list so far but you’re having trouble choosing between them? Well, who ever said you have to choose? Instead, check out how Baking Beauty made these rich and irresistible peanut butter Oreo truffles in just a few simple steps!
11. Chocolate cookie truffles
In your opinion, is everything better when your chocolate treats just feature even more chocolate, no matter what form it comes in? Then perhaps this delicious recipe from My Heavenly Recipes might be a little more up your alley! We love the way they took crushed chocolate cookie and covered it in more chocolate for a thoroughly delicious treat.
12. Irish cream coffee truffles
Did we really pique your interest when we started talking about sweet flavours that appeal a little more to an adult palate but you’re not interested in putting alcohol in the mix as one of your ingredients? Then maybe you’d do better with coffee! We’re huge fans of the way The Crumby Kitchen made these Irish cream coffee truffles with a rich, lasting taste.
13. Cake batter truffles
Have you always been a huge fan of combination recipes in which a treat you love tastes just like another kind of treat you love so that you get your favourite parts of both? In that case, we think this delicious recipe from Snappy Gourmet might be just what you’re looking for. Take a better look at their tutorial to try these cake batter truffles for yourself.
14. Coconut truffles
If you’re going to put in the time and effort it take to make your very own truffles from scratch would you prefer to make something more fruit based, but a little more tropical than what you’ve seen so far? In that case, we’d absolutely suggest taking a look at how Cincy Shopper made these delicious coconut truffles that also have awesome texture.
15. White chocolate peppermint truffles
Did we really catch your attention when we started talking about both white chocolate and peppermint but, once again, you’re just not sure you can choose between the two? In that case, we think you’ll find just the kind of thing you’re looking for on Thrifty and Thriving in their white chocolate peppermint truffle recipe!
Do you have another kind of favourite chocolate truffle recipe that your kids love and that’s always a hit with your friends but that you don’t see here on our list? Tell us all about how it’s made or link us to the recipe in the comments section so we can try it too!