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How to make hand-rolled chocolate bon bons

Hitting the Sweet Spot with Zoe's Chocolate: How to make hand-rolled...

If you're looking to get your hands dirty in the world of chocolate making, there's no better place to start than with hand-rolled bon bons. This basic ganache recipe is the perfect treat to make with kids and can be jazzed up any which way you like.

Watch as Zoe's Chocolate head chocolatier and co-owner, Petros Tsoukatos, takes us through the simple steps to making these delectable bon bons.

Hand-rolled Chocolate Bon Bons

2 lbs bittersweet dark chocolate
2 tbsp butter
8 oz cream
*liquor optional


Bring cream to a boil and pour over chocolate and pieces.

Wait until chocolate melts and mix starting from the center going out.

Add butter and mix.

Add liquor.

Let cool. Mold by hand and roll in your favorite toppings. Some ideas are shredded coconut, chocolate vermicelli, crushed nuts or Dutch-processed cocoa powder.