Food & Wine — Chocolate
Halloween Chocolate Treat and Wine Pairing
Posted by Monica Yu on
- Tags: Chianti, Chocolate, Dessert, Food Blog, Halloween, Holidays, Monica Yu, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, White Wine, Wine Blog, Zinfandel
Dark Chocolate and Red Wine Truffles
Posted by Plume Ridge Bottle Shop on
Did you know dark chocolate and wine both contain polyphenols, which provides health benefits? These luxurious and lavishly cocoa powder dusted truffles make a delightful addition to any dessert table or celebration. We used a Zinfandel for this recipe but any red wine will do. Pair this bittersweet chocolate with a wine that has ample intensity such as a Zinfandel or Syrah. Yields 18 1 1/2 inch trufflesIngredients: 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 3 tablespoons dry red wine 1/4 teaspoon instant espresso 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup Cocoa powder for rolling Instructions: Line...
- Tags: Chocolate, Dessert, Nanette Berning-Pate, Red Wine, Zinfandel