Edible Monterey Bay

Honey-Infused Dark Chocolate Truffles

Courtesy Camilla M. Mann

Admittedly, after observing worker bees flying in and out of a hive with the pollen baskets on their knees stuffed with pollen, I felt a twinge of guilt using bee pollen in my kitchen. Am I still a thief, I pondered, if I am not the one harvesting the pollen? Probably. Still, one bite of these will make you abandon any remorse…for a moment.

Honey-Infused Dark Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces high-quality, semisweet or bittersweet choco- late, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup organic heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon bee pollen
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Additional semisweet chocolate for dipping Granulated honey, bee pollen and unsweetened cocoa powder for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small, heavy saucepan, bring the whipping cream and honey to a simmer. Place
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