Simple Salted Chocolate Truffles

Author Katie Clark


  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 pieces of bacon crumbled (optional)
  • Chocolate melting wafers
  • Sea salt for garnish


  • In a saucepan, warm cream, butter and sugar over low heat until they are melted together and start to lightly boil.
  • Remove from heat, add chocolate, almond extract, sea salt, and bacon (if desired) and gently stir until melted with the other ingredients.
  • Cover and put in refrigerator until firm enough to be handled.
  • Place wax paper on a cookie sheet,
  • Remove from refrigerator and roll into 3/4-1 inch balls and place on cookie sheet.
  • Put in refrigerator and chill until firm.
  • Once firm remove from refrigerator.
  • Melt chocolate wafers and gently dip truffles. Top with a small amount of sea salt.