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Chocolate Eggnog Truffles Recipe

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Homemade eggnog with Safest Choice™ Pasteurized Eggs is the base for these chocolate eggnog truffles. They are a delicious treat to share during the holidays. Recipe courtesy Betsy of Desserts Required.

Servings: 36

Active time: 30 mins

Total time:

Eggnog Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg(s)
  • 1 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg yolk(s)
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Beat the egg, egg yolk and sugar together until light in color. Add the milk, cream and vanilla. Refrigerate until ready to use,

Chocolate Eggnog Truffles Ingredients

  • 1 c eggnog
  • 1 lb semisweet chocolate
  • 8 dashes ground nutmeg (divided use)
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  1. Heat the eggnog in a small saucepan until it simmers, stirring constantly. Immediately pour over the chocolate. Gently stir until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Stir in 4 dashes of nutmeg.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a small cookie dough scoop to transfer the ganache onto the prepared pan. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
  3. Line a second baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Stir together the powdered sugar with 4 dashes of nutmeg.
  5. Roll the truffles in the powdered sugar mixture and place them on the second baking sheet.
  6. Refrigerate until set.
  7. Store the truffles in the refrigerator, Allow them to come up to room temperature before serving.

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no rating by Betsy Cohen on 12/20/14
Thank you so much for including my Chocolate Eggnog Truffles. My raw cookie dough/cake batter life has forever been changed since I discovered Safe Eggs!

Betsy Cohen
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1 truffle)
Total Servings 36

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 6g (9% DV)
Saturated Fat 4g (20% DV)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg (5% DV)
Sodium 0mg (0% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
11g (4% DV)
Dietary Fiber 1g (4% DV)
Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 2%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Pasteurized equals peace of mind

Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The Raw Egg Risk

Davidson's eggs aren't just good for sunny-side up or poached eggs. Consider all the recipes that feature raw eggs, like eggnog, Caesar salad dressing, raw cookie dough, custard and more. Take homemade ice cream, for example. Over a four-year period, more than 500 illnesses in the US were traced to Salmonella bacteria in homemade ice cream, according to the CDC. The ingredient at fault? Raw or undercooked eggs.