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Mascarpone truffles

This is the Mascarpone truffles recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
  • Refrigeration: 2 h
Yields 40 truffles
mascarpone truffles


  • 10 oz (300 g) dark chocolate chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35% cream
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Mascarpone
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) powdered cocoa
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar
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• In a saucepan, melt chocolate along with cream.• Remove from heat and add Mascarpone. Stir until chocolate mixture is marbled with Mascarpone.• Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.• Mix cocoa and sugar.

Make small balls with chocolate and Mascarpone mixture, and roll them in the cocoa and sugar. Reserve in refrigerator until ready to serve.


Cheese alternative: Canadian Cream cheese.

You can use either dark or bittersweet chocolate in this recipe (not unsweetened).

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 150 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 11 g
Fat: 12 g
Fibre: 1.7 g
Sodium: 15 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 3 % / 35 mg
Iron: 8 %
Magnesium: 14 %
Phosphorus: 6 %
Zinc: 6 %