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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! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling time2 hrs
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 to 25 truffles
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Eden


  • 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


  • 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 8x8 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.


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