Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Home made fererro rocher forPurvi


I actually wanted to make this post on the 27th of Jun. That was on Purvi's birthday. But I got so held up with the celebrations that I did not have time for anything else. After that I got a bad flu that refused to go away for nearly 5 days. Even now I am not in the pink of my health. But then, I could nor delay the post further. So I pulled myself out of my blues and sat down to make this post.
As I mentioned before, Purvi turned three on the 27th of jun. Like last year, we had small get together for about ten kids and about a dozen adults. Me and S had a lot of fun planning and arranging the party. But this there was something different. Unlike the last two years, even Purvi had a lot of fun. She wasn't weepy or claustrophobic as she was during her previous birthday parties. Seeing her walking around with that twinkle in her eyes made our hearts leap. I guess all the efforts that went into the birthday party was totally worth it.


This time I thought of making something different for Purvi. Something more than just clothes and toys. That is when I decided to make these Ferrero Rocher like truffles. Actually I wanted to make them since the time I had seen the recipe here. But I was just waiting for the right occasion. And what could be a better occasion than your child's birthday. I knew she would like these as she loves chocolates (surprise!!!) Needless to say she did. But the surprising thing was, even S liked them as much as Purvi. The father daughter duo just wouldn't stop eating these. I literally had to fight them off so that I could photograph a few of them. 


This recipe for chocolate and almond balls, apart from having only five ingredients, is literally a breeze to make. The only difficult part was rolling the nutella and wafer mixture. With all that chocolate on my hands, I felt like a kid again. But apart from this, these truffles are simply fabulous!!!

Home made fererro rocher recipe
Preparation time: 45min+chilling time
Makes- 25-30 truffles

Ingredients:
Hazelnut wafer biscuits: 100gm, crushed
Toasted almonds- 150gm, finely chopped
Nutella- 200gm
Dark chocolate- 150gm (I used bournville)
Oil- 1tbsp

Method:
  • In a large bowl, combine the chopped almonds, crushed wafers and nutella and mix well. Cover and allow the mixture to chill in the refrigerator for 30min.
  • After the mixture is chilled thoroughly, scoop out a heaped tsp of the mixture and shape them into balls. Cover and allow the balls to harden in the fridge for 30-45min
  • Melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler with oil and let it cool.
  • Using a toothpick, dip each truffle in the melted chocolate and place on a plate. After all the truffles are coated with chocolate, allow them to set in the fridge. You can either coat the truffles once or as many times as you like for a richer chocolate experience!!!




20 comments :

  1. This is lovely, Feel like picking one up:) belated bday wishes for Purvi.
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  2. Belated birthday wishes to Purvi..Yummy Yum lovely truffles..Delectable & lovely treat!!

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  3. Belated happy birthday to purvi, well done with the chocolates, nutella is so versatile, right?

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  4. This looks both dangerous and delicious!

    XOXO
    Have a great 4th!
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  5. Wow Looks so lovely! Take care.

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  6. looks incredibly delicious and rest assured i wont be buying rochers anymore now that you ve given me this wonderful recipe

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  7. Wow they came out absolutely divine, well done yaar. Cant wait to try them soon.

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  8. this looks awesome.. they came out very nice

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  9. Making FR at home would never have crossed my mind! Great job and great idea I must say:)

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  10. am bookmarking this. never thought this fav. chocolate of mine could be made at home. looks oh so good. Purvi must have been a happy girl. glad that she enjoyed the party. lotsa love and blessings to her.

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  11. I saw the pic on RecipeNewZ and fell in love :-) I love Fererro Rocher, I love Nutella, this candy looks amazing and the recipe sounds just perfect for me! Definitely have to try this. Thank you so much for sharing - you are brilliant!

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  12. Be honest.. How many did you have while making them??!? :)) you shouldnt have shown us how easy it is to make these... there's goes diet control out of the window!!!

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  13. Happy birthday to Purvi, and congrats to you on this delicious recipe. Those little balls of goodness are one of my secret pleasures. So you know I have to try the recipe. Thanks for sharing:)

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  14. Those look divine! What a gorgeousb treat.

    happy Birthday!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  15. Your Ferrero Rocher recipe is absolutely wonderful! Thank you for sharing it on RecipeNewZ! Our viewers loved, so we featured it on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/RecipeNewZ
    Congratulations!

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  16. Hope you are in the pink of your health and belated wishes to Purvi!
    I love your mock chocolates... a perfect way to surprise all!

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  17. This is so irresistible, and you put my favorite nuts - almonds! Perfect treat that I can give to myself when I behave well.. haha just kidding. I could eat this any time!

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