For Valentine's Day, many of us are searching for that perfect gift that will surprise and excite. These truffles, with the combination of chocolate and chilies, will do just that.
This super-easy recipe has just a hint of chili powder and a lot of chocolate. Both are known aphrodisiacs and will certainly help with that "excitement" you're seeking. And depending on your threshold for pain, or some might say pleasure, you can kick up the heat by adding more chili powder or using fresh chilies simmered in the "cream."
1/2 lb. semisweet vegan chocolate, finely chopped
1/3 cup soy creamer
1 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1 1/4 tsp. ancho chili powder, divided
2 Tbsp. soy margarine, at room temperature
2 Tbsp. turbinado sugar
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. sea salt
Makes 25 truffles
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