Go Back
Chocolate Matcha Truffles
Print

Chocolate Matcha Truffles

My late friend Marcel had a way with all things chocolate and these Chocolate Matcha Truffles are no exception. They are too good to make that often.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best, chocolate, easy, green tea, matcha, truffles

Equipment

  • 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 inch cake pan

Ingredients

  • 7 ½ ounces white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 6 ½ ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 2 ½ tablespoons corn syrup
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened

Instructions

  • Prepare an 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Place chocolate in a heavy bottomed saucepan over low heat and melt it OR put chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and heat in 30 second bursts until melted. Stir every time the microwave stops. When your chocolate is almost melted do 15 second bursts and don't forget to keep stirring!
  • Remove melted chocolate from heat and set aside.  
  • Sift the matcha powder into a medium sized bowl, making sure there are no lumps. Pour ¼ cup of cream in to the bowl and stir or whisk to form a smooth paste.
  • In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, combine the remaining cream and corn syrup together.
  • Bring to a gentle boil.
  • Add matcha paste and whisk to completely combine.
  • Remove from heat.  
  • Pour the hot cream mixture into the bowl of melted chocolate and stir to thoroughly combine.
  • Stir in the butter and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into your prepared pan and refrigerate overnight.  
  • The next day, remove the chocolate from the pan and discard the plastic lining.
  • Cut the chocolate into squares. Serve chilled. Enjoy!