Recipe: The Ritz-Carlton's hand-rolled lavender truffles

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Crystal Broadbent of the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte shares a recipe that she makes for hotel guests.

It's a fitting recipe for National Truffle Day.

Hand-rolled lavender truffles


  • 1 lb dark chocolate
  • 8oz heavy cream
  • 1oz lavender buds


  • In a small sauce pot, heat heavy cream and lavender buds to a scald.
  • Let the lavender steep for 15 minutes
  • Strain the buds from the cream and pour the cream over the chocolate
  • Whisk until the two become one
  • Scoop with a spoon and roll in cocoa powder

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