Bittersweet Chocolate-Orange Truffles
While orange adds an exotic note, much of the flavor of these simple yet sophisticated candies comes from the chocolate, so choose a semisweet or bittersweet with a flavor and level of sweetness you enjoy. The recipe makes a big batch of truffles--plenty for gift-giving. Although they should be stored in the refrigerator, they're best served after sitting at room temperature for about 5 minutes. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell.
Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Note: Superfine sugar is an instantly dissolving sugar and is used in this recipe to guarantee a smooth, silky ganache filling. It is commonly available in the baking section of most supermarkets, but if you can't find it, simply process regular granulated sugar in a food processor until ground very fine.
1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat