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Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons – Give everyone you love a spoonful of YUM this Valentines Day with this Easy Truffle Recipe.

I know… truffles look complicated to make. Honestly, they don’t have to be. The most difficult part of truffle making is the dipping process, so let’s remedy that issue with Truffle SPOONS!

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The standard easy truffle recipe I use for holidays involves whipping chocolate ganache until light and fluffy, piping the whipped ganache into little mounds, then freezing it.

Once the ganache balls are frozen, I place them on the end of a wooden skewer and dip them in tempered molten chocolate. Making sure they have a thick, even, airtight coating to protect the ganache is extremely important, so removing the skewer takes a little practice.

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Making Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons is really not that difficult. Yet using spoons as a platform for the ganache, not only makes them easier to dip, it turns them into truffle spoon pops, a delightful bite-size gift to pass around to friends.

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Normally, I am not a huge fan of rose flavored things. The only other recipe I’ve posted with rose water is Old Fashion Blueberry Pudding. Yet the combination of creamy white chocolate ganache laced with aromatic rose water, then coated in rich dark chocolate is TO-DIE-FOR. My hubby, who HATES rose water, was all over these truffle spoons.

Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons offer a unique, yet appropriate, flavor profile for Valentines Day.

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Forget cards this year; go with Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons using the easy truffle recipe below. You can thank me later. *wink*

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COOK’S NOTES: Now that the dipping is no longer an issue, tempering the dark chocolate is the only thing that needs real focused attention. Tempering is the process of melting chocoalte, bringing the temperature up and back down, so that as it hardens the chocolate is firm and glossy, not cloudy or dimpled. The unofficial simple method of tempering (no thermometers and marble slabs) is to place the chocolate in a double-boiler over medium-low heat. Stir until the chocolate is JUST melted, then stir in a little more chocolate to bring the temperature down. I usually take the double-boiler off the stove but leave the bowl over the hot water to keep warm. *If the tempering concerns you, buy dark chocolate flavored candy coating and microwave to melt.

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Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons

Yield: 36 spoons

Prep Time: 40 minutes active time

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

For the White Chocolate and Rose Ganache:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 16 ounce white chocolate, chopped (4 bars)
  • 1 drop red food coloring
  • 2 teaspoons rose water
  • Pinch of salt

For the Easy Truffle Recipe:

Directions:

  1. Place the chopped white chocolate in a bowl. Scald the cream. Once it is very hot pour it over the white chocolate and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  2. Add the food coloring, rose water and salt. Mix well, then place in the fridge to cool.
  3. Once cool, scoop the ganache into an electric mixing bowl and whip until light and fluffy. (The ganache will have a strong rose flavor. Don't worry--the dark chocoalte will mellow it out.)
  4. Place the ganache in a piping bag with a large tip. (You could use a plastic bag with the corner cut off.) Pipe the ganache smoothly onto the spoons. Freeze.
  5. Once the ganache filled spoons are frozen, Place 8 oz. of the dark chocolate in a double-boiler over medium-low heat. Stir as it melts. Once completely melted, remove from heat and add the remaining chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  6. Dip the spoons into the dark chocolate. Wave the spoon a little to remove extra chocolate, then lay on wax paper to dry. DON'T TAP! You don't want to create thin spots in the chocolate.
  7. Gently place dried rose petals on each spoon before the chocolate dries, don't press down.

Making this recipe? Why not take a quick shot and share it on Instagram! Make sure to tag it #ASpicyPerspective so we can see what you're cooking!

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53 Responses to “Chocolate and Roses Truffle Spoons”

  1. the wicked noodleposted January 26, 2012 at 6:52 am

    Sommer, these are gorgeous!! So creative and perfect for Valentine’s Day. Thanks for sharing!

    Reply

  2. Michelleposted January 26, 2012 at 8:28 am

    what a perfectly wonderful way to do truffles! and without the messy fingers, awesome!

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  3. Jen at The Three Little Pigletsposted January 26, 2012 at 8:48 am

    I would LOVE a few of these for Valentine’s Day! Even without the extra dunking step and just eating the piped mixture on the spoon…

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  4. Gina @ Running to the Kitchenposted January 26, 2012 at 8:51 am

    This is seriously genius! I’ve never made truffles and the sole reason being the mess that I envision the dipping process to be. Not only does this fix that, it’s super cute!

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  5. Kiri W.posted January 26, 2012 at 10:06 am

    Ooooh, what a cut way to get around the difficult part! :) These sound fantastic, love the rose water infusion :)

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  6. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugarposted January 26, 2012 at 10:19 am

    Oh my. These are so freaking cute!

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  7. kposted January 26, 2012 at 10:26 am

    I pipe EVERYTHING! It makes life soooo much easier! I want about 5 of these right now. 2 for breakfast….and 3 for lunch. That’s reasonable, right?

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  8. Robyn Stone | Add a Pinchposted January 26, 2012 at 11:41 am

    These are so elegant, Sommer! Gorgeous!

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  9. Kellyposted January 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    What a gorgeous idea, these look too cute!! Perfect for Valentine’s Day coming up! :)

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  10. Emily @ Life on Foodposted January 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    I have been meaning to make dipped spoons for a while. The truffle idea is even better. Great gift ideas. I hope someone who loves me sees this otherwise I will be making these for myself this for Valentine’s Day.

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  11. Choc Chip Uruposted January 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    These look amazing – they absolutely beautiful and a perfect valentines day treat – the essence if romantic
    I love your blog my friend :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru
    Latest: Two Tone Choc Blueberry Cheesecake

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  12. Brandon @ Kitchen Konfidenceposted January 26, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    Chocolate + Rose = Yum!

    Reply

  13. Britneyposted January 26, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    These are beautiful and sound amazing!

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  14. Belinda @zomppaposted January 26, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    These are awesome! So fun and festive!

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  15. My German Kitchen...in the Rockiesposted January 26, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    Oh, my. Sommer, they are adorable. What a fabulous idea.
    Pinned!

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  16. Jeanetteposted January 26, 2012 at 3:36 pm

    What a clever idea Sommer! How pretty with the rose petals on top.

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  17. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchenposted January 26, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    I love the spoon idea, it makes a really pretty gift!

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  18. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.posted January 26, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    These look dangerously decadent!! Great gift idea! I agree with Sylvie

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  19. Steph@stephsbitebybiteposted January 26, 2012 at 5:07 pm

    These are so gorgeous!! Although, I think I’d end up eating them all before I was able to give them away!

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  20. Melanie Purcellposted January 26, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    Love this idea! Where do you get the edible rose petals?

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    • Sommer — January 26th, 2012 @ 6:01 pm

      Hey Melanie!

      I got them at the Spice and Tea Exchange, but any tea store would have them. :)

      Reply

  21. Lauraposted January 26, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    These are just so pretty and creative, Sommer – I had to leave a note. (; xo

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  22. Deannaposted January 26, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    Gorgeous! I never use rose in recipes, but I would give it a try to make something this pretty!

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  23. Kathy - Panini Happyposted January 26, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    These are soooo beautiful, Sommer!

    Reply

  24. Annposted January 27, 2012 at 12:19 am

    These are absolutely brilliant! …and delicious! What a GREAT idea! I am SO buzzing this!

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  25. Kiran @ KiranTarun.composted January 27, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Sommer,
    What a creative and delicious V-Day decadence — I love rose and chocolate flavored desserts. In fact, I have a recipe coming up that involves white choc, rose and pistachios!!!

    ps: I just read your email :)

    Reply

  26. Loraposted January 27, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    These are brilliant. I love this idea!

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  27. Mel (Sharky Oven Gloves)posted January 27, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    This is such an original and fantastic idea! And so beautiful, as well!! I’m in awe.

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  28. Laurenposted January 27, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    These sound divine!!

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  29. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.posted January 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    What a cool idea!! I love these!!!

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  30. Em (Wine and Butter)posted January 29, 2012 at 3:42 am

    Im SO glad valentines day is going to make the end of my mini slim down diet. These are exactly the sort of thing that will make a a perfect re-introduction to a ‘sometimes sugar eating diet’ – yippppeeee! And love the ease of making them with spoons AND I also quite like rose water anyways … :)

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  31. Toni (Boulder Locavore)posted January 29, 2012 at 8:55 am

    So clever Sommer! I’ve purchased similar spoons designed to be used in hot drinks like coffee or hot chocolate but love this idea. I also love all your attention to detail; the pink spoons and simple adornments.

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  32. Alaiyo Kiasiposted January 29, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    I absolutely love this idea, and who would turn it down? No one, that’s who, because it’s not so much that one’s diet would be blown and it’s already on a spoon. Who could resist? Beautiful!

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  33. Lizposted January 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    Truffle spoon pops? Now who wouldn’t love these beauties??!

    Reply

  34. claire @ the realistic nutritionistposted January 31, 2012 at 8:28 am

    what a fabulous idea!!! Love portable gifts!!

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  35. Maggie @ Kitchie Cooposted January 31, 2012 at 11:34 am

    These are absolutely darling! What a great valentine gift that would be fairly easy to make in bulk. I want to make these now. I’m saving in case I have some free-time.

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  36. RisaGposted January 31, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    I love making candy and I love making truffles. I’ve never made them with rose water though. Sounds very interesting. For Christmas, I made them and sprinkled the outside with crushed candy cane, used some peppermint extract in the chocolate. So delicious. I use Ghiradelli’s 65% cacao baking chocolate almost exclusively. It is cheaper at Christmas time (1.99-2.49 bar instead of $3 a bar) so I stock up. I melt in the microwave, add a bit of the room temp chocolate to temper it a bit and it works very well for all my candy making needs.

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  37. Joyposted February 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    This is so cool. I have been trying to master tempering forever. Thanks for the tips.

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  38. marlaposted February 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    OMG!! At what point did I miss these? Linking back to these fun truffles in my post today.
    xo

    Reply

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  40. Dmarieposted February 5, 2012 at 7:53 am

    forever raising the bar, eh, Spicy? thanks!!

    Reply

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  42. Colette @ JFF!posted January 28, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    These are gorgeous!

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  43. cooking rookieposted February 2, 2013 at 2:26 am

    Beautiful! What a lovely idea :-)

    Reply

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  46. Denise Browning@From Brazil To Youposted May 6, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Hi, Sommer! These truffles are easy and quite beautiful…Not only perfect for V-day but also for Mother’s Day. I do hope it is OK with you that I do use one of these photos for a Mother’s Day post (May 8th). Of course, I’ll give you both the credit and a link to your recipe. Is it fine to feature one of your images in my post?

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  48. Rachelposted October 2, 2014 at 10:14 am

    Hello,
    I just found this recipe and I love the idea! However, I was hoping to make these for a more formal occasion using your original method (without the spoon). You mentioned that you spear the frozen truffle and then dip it into the chocolate – how do you remove the skewer without leaving a hole in the truffle (you mentioned that they should be airtight)?

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    • Sommer — October 3rd, 2014 @ 5:36 am

      Hi Rachel, usually when you take out the skewer the chocolate runs in the hole, so it sort of takes care of itself. If not you can drop one little drop of melted chocolate over the hole.

      Reply

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