Demo Kitchen Recipe: Simple Grand Marnier Truffles

Though this decadent recipe is a study in simplicity, be sure to use quality ingredients. Your better half will appreciate your efforts. Enjoy it with a glass of port.


Simple Grand Marnier Truffles



  • 8 oz Dark Chocolate
  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 c Heavy Cream
  • Cocoa Powder as needed
  • 1. Finely chop the dark chocolate and place it into a medium mixing bowl with the butter, grand marnier, and vanilla.
  • 2. In a small sauce pan over medium heat, heat the heavy cream until it is just starting to simmer.
  • 3. Pour the cream over the chocolate and whisk until fully melted and smooth.
  • 4. Transfer the melted chocolate to a shallow pan and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  • 5. Scoop out tablespoon sized pieces of chocolate and roll them into balls.
  • 6. Roll the truffles in the cocoa powder and refrigerate until ready to serve.