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Chocolate Covered Peppermint Truffles

Looking for a fun and easy sweet treat to add to your Christmas Desserts? Try these yummy Chocolate Covered Peppermint Truffles made with our Marigold Margarine!

Chocolate covered peppermint truffles

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 cup Marigold margarine

1 1/3 cups sugar

3 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp peppermint extract.

1 cup whole milk, room temperature

¾ cup buttercream frosting

 

Truffle coating

12 oz milk chocolate melting wafers

4oz white chocolate melting wafers

½ cup crushed peppermint candy

 

Directions

-Preheat the oven to 350F and line an 8 x 13-inch pan with parchment paper.

-Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt then set aside.

-To your stand mixer add the margarine and sugar and beat them together until light and fluffy on medium speed, 4-5mins, then add in the eggs one at a time along with the extracts then lower the speed to low. Add the flour mixture and milk, alternating a little of each at a time.

-Pour into the cake pan and baked for 40 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to completely cool on a wire rack

-Once the cake is completely cooled crumble and mix with the frosting until fully combined.

-Roll into tablespoon sized balls and freeze for 1 hr.