Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham 
Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 35 Mins
Yield
Makes about 4 dozen

Chai Truffles make the perfect party bites. Chai-lovers will go crazy for these spicy-sweet desserts.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring whipping cream, 1 tsp. ground cardamom, ground ginger, 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, and 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper to a boil over medium-high heat; remove from heat. Add semisweet chocolate morsels, and stir until melted. Pour into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Chill 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator, and let stand 20 minutes. Shape into 1-inch balls (about 2 tsp. per ball). Whisk together cocoa, powdered sugar, 2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom, and kosher salt in a shallow dish. Roll balls in cocoa mixture. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Step 2

PACKAGE THEM IN: Hip 2B Square Boxes (85 cents; thinkgarnish.com)

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