Porter Chocolate Truffles

  • Recipe TypeDessert
  • Prep Time1 hour
  • Yield28 truffles

As we've proven before, craft beer and chocolate is a pairing that can't get much better! Try these delectable porter chocolate truffles which you can use to make chocolate and beer filled donuts! Yes, you read that right!


  • 9 ounces dark chocolate, 65% cacao
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp of porter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, Dutch process


  1. To make the porter chocolate truffles, place chocolate and heavy cream in a heat-proof bowl over (not on) simmering water. Let chocolate and cream heat up for 3 minutes untouched. After 3 minutes whisk mixture until fully incorporated.
  2. Remove bowl from heat and let cool for 20 - 30 minutes. Slowly and gently stir in porter. Pour finished mixture into a flat casserole pan. Cover the surface with plastic wrap and refrigerate until set, about 3 hours.
  3. Remove chilled truffle mixture. Using a melon-baller, scoop out chocolate rounds. Finish forming truffles by hand and place on parchment-lined bake sheet. Dust truffles with unsweetened cocoa powder to finish.
  4. Remember!

    • Your palate your preference, so use any beer you enjoy.
    • Keep a wet towel near to wipe your hands between each truffle for ease of rolling.
    • Don't forget to use these truffles to make these Chocolate and Craft Beer Filled Donuts!!