Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

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These red wine chocolate truffles are exquisite! The chocolate and berry flavors, in this no-bake dessert, match so well! Plus, this is a really easy chocolate truffle recipe to make. They’re great for special parties or as a gift…or just for you!

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If there’s one special holiday treat you should make this year, it’s these red wine truffles! We all know wine and chocolate complement each other nicely, but pairing them together in a dessert is even better.

The combination of the rich chocolate and berry notes of the wine are the perfect match and then we rolled some of them in raspberry dust, which adds a touch of tartness. SO GOOD.

These truffles actually make you want to enjoy a glass of wine! And this recipe is so easy to make… like really easy! You’ll definitely fool people into thinking you spent hours on these, considering they’re lavishly enjoyable! Red wine truffles make sweet gifts too! Recipe below… cheers!

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How To Make Red Wine Chocolate Truffles – Step By Step

  • Add the chocolate to a heatproof bowl.
  • Heat the heavy cream and butter until boiling, stir and watch constantly.
  • Add in the vanilla.
  • Pour the hot milk over the chocolate and let it sit for a few seconds.
  • Stir together until all of the chocolate is melted.
  • Add in half of the red wine and mix, then add in the other half and continue to mix until incorporated.
  • Pour into an 8×8 square pan
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours, until chocolate mixture has hardened.
  • Using a cookie scooper, scoop down the row until the scooper in full.
  • Then, release and form into little truffles.
  • Roll into cocoa powder, crushed freeze-dried raspberries (or strawberries) or dip in melted chocolate
top down shot of various truffles

An Easy No-Bake Truffle Recipe

Truffles have always had an air of sophistication about them, but here’s the secret, they’re not hard to make at all! This is an especially easy recipe! Basically, you mix ingredients, refrigerate and scoop into truffle balls – voila delicious truffles that are bound to impress!

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Red Wine Chocolate Truffles – A Great Gift Idea

These easy truffles are such a great gift idea. Perfect for so many occasions, from Valentines to Christmas, these are really versatile.

Why not make a batch and put them in gift boxes, perhaps pair them with a bottle of Barefoot, and you have a great present!

Wine And Chocolate – A Perfect Pairing

Wine and Chocolate work so well together, this easy chocolate truffle recipe creates a pairing which is vivid; producing enhanced sensations and tastes across the palate. The fruity flavor of the wine mingles perfectly with the bittersweet chocolate, delivering a deep and decadent flavor.

top down shot of wine and truffles

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close up of red and white covered chocolate truffles

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Red Wine Truffles

If there’s one special holiday treat you should make this year, it’s these red wine truffles! 
4.10 from 42 votes
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chilling time: 2 hours
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 20 to 25 truffles
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • Add the chocolate to a heat proof bowl.
  • Heat the heavy cream and butter until boiling, stir and watch constantly.
  • Add in the vanilla.
  • Pour the hot milk over the chocolate and let it sit for a few seconds.
  • Stir together until all of the chocolate is melted.
  • Add in half of the red wine and mix, then add in the other half and continue to mix until incorporated.
  • Pour into an 8×8 square pan
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours, until chocolate mixture has hardened.
  • Using a cookie scooper, scoop down the row until the scooper in full.
  • Then, release and form into little truffles.
  • Roll into cocoa powder, crushed freeze-dried raspberries (or strawberries) or dip in melted chocolate.

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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3 thoughts on “Red Wine Chocolate Truffles”

    • Hi Nancy, we haven’t made them with a pink wine so I’m not sure if it will work and have the same flavor. Let me know if you try it!

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