These Chocolate Coffee Truffles use dark chocolate and bulletproof coffee for an elevated taste. They are little spheres of chocolate and coffee happiness. Mocha lovers unite.
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I'm in full swing preparing for the holiday season. Not only is Christmas looming but so is my daughter's birthday. She turns 23 this week. I know right. I'm freaking old.
When did that happen? It feels like just yesterday when I was young and hip. Now I'm old and I hop. Literally lately. I fell down the stairs in November and fractured my fibula.
Needless to say I was laid up for about 8 weeks. That's 8 long weeks of no cleaning, no cooking, no working, and NO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING. Oh my gosh folks. I'm NOT ready.
My husband has been trying to keep up with as much as possible. He's been doing dishes and running errands. Plus working 7 days a week on top of it all. I feel bad for the guy.
So when I chatted with the Bulletproof peeps about teaming up with them on a project I knew it was perfect timing. Hubs was exhausted and needed a boost. This was fate stepping in.
I'm not the coffee fiend in our household. Hubs is!!! He's a HUGE coffee fanatic. He lives and breathes coffee. It's is one true love. Not even kidding. It's his jam. In liquid form.
The timing aligned perfectly with my time off and his exhaustion. He got to try the Bulletproof coffee for a week and be productive. I got to sit and let my fibula bone heal. Winning!
Since we had extra coffee I did what I do best. I made a dessert with it. It's what I do. I'm a recipe developer. If you put any ingredient in front of me I will find a way to turn it into a recipe.
I made some kick ass dark chocolate coffee truffles. What I dig about the dark chocolate truffles is they are fairly healthy as far as desserts go. Dark chocolate has so many health benefits.
This was a marriage made in heaven. Hubs got top notch, brain-boosting coffee for a week while I got to sit on my keister and literally eat bon-bons for a week. More winning!
I'm not going to lie, we've been pretty stressed about the holidays. I usually do the bulk of the planning, decorating and shopping. So being stuck on the couch was making me crazy.
As each day got closer to the holidays we both starting worrying we would never finish everything in time. Luckily with Bulletproof fuelling hubs we got way more done than anticipated.
If you want to #ElevateTheSeason I highly recommend investing in Bulletproof coffee, Brain Octane and Ghee. You will thank me. The health benefits of Bulletproof coffee are amazing.
This stuff is freaking amazing. The brain octane oil is a thing of beauty. It helps burn fat and provides energy. It just gives your brain a "boost", improving cognitive performance. That's huge.
Be sure to get Grass-fed Ghee too. It adds fat to your coffee which people dig like crazy. I'm not going to lie, I love watching it foam up when you pop it all in the blender. I find it mesmerizing.
Hubs loved the coffee. I loved the truffles. We're not ready to run into the city to do our holiday shopping. Well, he might run but I'll be limping. Slowly. It's all good though. I'm just happy to be healed.
Things you should know about Bulletproof:
Bulletproof Coffee is low toxin, high performance & full of healthy fats to fuel your body! <- As we say in Canada....Score!
Bulletproof Coffee has a variety of products available online, and in stores! <- You can totally shop in your jammies from home!
Bulletproof Coffee Brain Octane Oil contains 16x the healthy fats of Coconut oil and improve your health and energy with regular use! <- Energy means more shopping!
Brain Octane Oil’s effects can near-always be felt instantaneously! <- It's like a superman cape. Bam, you're a superhero!
If you want more info about Bulletproof zip over to their social media and shop till you drop.
Totally worth every penny!
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Recipe for REAL Bulletproof Coffee:
Brew 1 cup (8-12 oz.) of coffee using filtered water, just off the boil, with 2 ½ heaping tablespoons freshly ground Bulletproof Coffee Beans. (French Press is easiest.)
Add in 1-2 tablespoons of Brain Octane™ to the hot coffee (It’s STRONG – start with 1 tsp. and work up over several days).
Add 1-2 tablespoons grass-fed, unsalted butter or grass-fed ghee
Mix it all in a blender for 20-30 seconds until it is frothy like a foamy latte!
Chocolate Coffee Truffles
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 2 teaspoons Bulletproof coffee
- 8 ounces dark chocolate shaved or chopped
- ¼ cup good quality cocoa powder
- In a small heavy saucepan combine heavy cream and coffee. Cook over medium heat until the milk starts to bubble up around the outside edges. Remove from heat and let the coffee steep for about 10 to 20 minutes. Strain cream with a sieve to remove grounds. Transfer the heavy cream to a clean small heavy saucepan and heat it back up just until it starts to bubble up. You don't want it to boil or scald.
- Add the chocolate to a medium size bowl and slowly pour the warm heavy cream over top. Let the mixture sit for 1 minute. Whisk until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a small baking dish and place in the freezer for 20 minutes. Remove and use a tablespoon to scoop out small mounds. Roll each mound into a tiny ball. Set each one on a parchment lined cookie sheet. If they start to melt place them back in the freezer for a few minutes. It's easier to work with when cold.
- Place the truffles in the fridge for 10 minutes.
- Add cocoa powder to a small bowl.
- Remove truffles from the fridge and drop them into the cocoa powder, roll them around to coat all sides.
- Place in a glass storage container. Store in fridge.
- Serve with a big old chocolate and coffee loving smile!
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I posted some daily photos while we tried it out!
We're not big selfie people, so this is the best I could do!
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Thanks for visiting. How are you elevating your holiday season? Tell me in the comments section!!
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Yes ! I'm into Bulletproof very much ! Thank you for the truffels. On my to so list. Have a pleasant day !
These are looking so delicious! I love truffles and I love coffee, too!
Btw, I love the name of your blog. Have a lovely week, Kim! 😉
Thanks so much. My husband is a huge coffee lover so I'm having a blast trying out lots of fun products.
I wish I loved Bulletproof coffee but I simply prefer mine with cream. However...making it into truffles is brilliant!
Truffles are always a hit in our house.
Taylor http://www.foodfaithfitness.com Kiser
I have been DYING to try Bullet Proof Coffee! SO perfect with these truffles!
Hubs loves it. There's so many ways to jazz it up too. We're having a blast playing around with all their products. The brain octane is pretty darn cool.
I have some coffee lovers in the family and I bleive they would love these may hve to make these up for a special treat
Coffee treats are always a perfect way to celebrate any day.
Wow! These look fantastic!!
Thanks so much Jenny.
Um, coffee and chocolate? Sign me up!! These look amazing. I can't wait to give them a try. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at Merry Monday this week!
Thanks Marie. Nothing beats coffee and chocolate. So good. Thanks for hosting the party.
Liz @ The Lemon Bowl
I love making truffles for Valentine's Day! These look perfect!
Thanks so much Liz.
My main question is, where can I get those snowflake embossed mason mugs??
Hi Kelly. Lol, that made me laugh. I got them at Walmart of all places. They had a fun Christmas section and I'm obsessed with mason jars so I had to buy them.
Faith (An Edible Mosaic)
These sound incredible! I've been making coffee the bulletproof way for years and I love it as a quick breakfast on the go, but I haven't ever actually used the real Bulletproof brand items. I need to try it! Love these truffles too!
Thanks so much Faith. My husband is a huge coffee fanatic so I'm always looking for fun ways to switch things up. The Bulletproof coffee rocked his world. Of course I have to bake with it, because I'm me. Ha.
Jennifer @ Show Me the Yummy
I haven't tried bullet proof coffee yet! Coffee + Chocolate Coffee Truffles - GIMME!
It's pretty awesome stuff. Like drinking liquid energy.
Thanks Jennifer. We love truffles here. So good.
I have never heard of Bullet Proof Coffee, I see it is available in Canada, which is rare. I need to give it a try. Thank you for the recommendation.
Thank you for sharing the post at the #HomeMattersParty Sorry to hear about the leg, that has got to be both painful and annoying. Your hubs is sure terrific, very good of him to step up like that.
Its the end of January now I hope your cast is off and life is easier. Happy New Years. Leanna
Thanks for stopping by Leanna. I love that this product is available here in Canada. So many products are not. So this is a real treat.
I'm doing so much better now. My leg is healed up and only hurts when it's really cold. I'm so happy it's over. Not going to lie, I go very slowly down the stairs now and never carry the dog. Learned my lesson the hard way. Thanks so much for asking. It's very sweet of you.
Thanks for hosting. Love the parties. Happy New Years and almost February. Where did the time go?
I love these truffles!!!