Chocolate Truffle Filling

You'll find this ultra-decadent filling in our recipe for Rudolph's Chocolate Truffle Cake.

Rudolph's Chocolate Truffle Cake
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Makes 1 3/4 cups


  • 4 (1-ounce) semisweet chocolate squares

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup whipping cream, divided

  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted


  1. Microwave semisweet chocolate squares and 6 tablespoons butter in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in 1/4 cup whipping cream. Stir in 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, adding remaining 1/4 cup whipping cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, if necessary, until mixture is smooth and creamy. Let mixture cool completely.

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