gastronomic grace: black currant tea-chocolate truffles

gastronomic grace: black currant tea-chocolate truffles

let's dive into the world of sophistication with a recipe that harmoniously fuses the distinct notes of our twilight mint tea with the velvety allure of semisweet chocolate. easily crafted within the comfort of your home, these truffles are not just a treat for the palate but a celebration of the refined tastes that define culture and tradition.


  1. 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon fresh cream
  2. 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  3. 1/2 ounce s’ya twilight mint tea (approximately 2 tablespoons loose tea)
  4. 10 ounces semisweet chocolate
  5. unsweetened cocoa
steps to make:
  • brewing elegance
  1. In a small saucepan, dance the fresh cream, butter, and water to a gentle boil.
  2. off the heat, add the magic touch of s’ya twilight mint tea, cover, and let the blend steep for five minutes.
  3. strain this symphony of flavors through a fine sieve into a clean saucepan.
  • chocolate ballet
  1. place the chocolate in a medium-sized bowl, ready to embrace the warm cascade of the fresh cream mixture.
  2. stir gently, coaxing the chocolate to surrender and meld with the infusion. the decadent concoction is to be spread evenly in a 9-inch baking pan, awaiting the cool caress of the refrigerator until firm.
  • crafting elegance
  1. equip yourself for the crafting phase, lining a cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  2. with a melon baller as your wand, sculpt chocolate orbs, rolling them gently into spheres. the kitchen becomes your canvas, and these truffles, your edible masterpieces.
  • the culmination
  1. as the truffles set, prepare to enchant your guests. swirl them through cocoa, adding a dusting of sophistication.
  2. whether served on a plate or nestled in mini muffin cups, each truffle becomes a testament to the luxurious fusion of black currant tea and chocolate.

as the holy month unfolds, sy'a invites you to elevate your ramadan gatherings with the black currant tea-chocolate truffles – a manifestation of taste, tradition, and the refined essence of luxury. indulge, celebrate, and embrace the art of savoring the extraordinary in every moment.

ramadan kareem!