Belgian Truffles

truffes

Jerusalem artichoke powder is a perfect addition to any chocolate not only for its many health benefits but it is also a good sugar substitute and the inulin content can lower the glycaemic index of chocolate. To learn more check these articles: Inulin Lowers GI of Chocolate and Inulin may offer low sugar tasty milk chocolate.

Crush the chocolate and melt it down with the milk in a bain-marie. Stir with a spatula until you get a smooth paste. Add the butter little by little. Next, while stirring vigorously, add the egg yolks one at a time, the cream, the Jerusalem artichoke powder and the rum. Use the spatula to once again attain a smooth paste.

Place in a bowl and let cool in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Use a small spoon to mould the mixture into little balls and roll them in the cocoa powder. The truffles can also be rolled in almond powder, curry powder, coconut, pepper, lemon zest, etc.

Keep chilled until ready to eat. Serve and enjoy!

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