LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Valentine's Day and chocolate are a perfect match. 

Cloverfields Farm & Kitchen's Janine Washle is sharing ideas for a few sweet treats you can make for your special someone. She says chocolate truffles can be intimidating, but they are really simple. 

Basic Chocolate Truffles

Makes: Approximately 1-1/2 dozen


1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1-1/2 cups milk-, bittersweet-, or dark chocolate chips (this lessens or increases intensity depending on your taste)

1-1/2 cups heavy cream

1 cup cocoa powder


1. In a medium-sized pan over low heat, combine semisweet chocolate chips and heavy cream, and stir until you achieve a smooth consistency.

2. Pour mixture into a rectangular bread pan.

3. Allow to sit in refrigerator for 1 hour or until mixture is solid.

4. With an ice cream scoop, form balls from the mixture (refreeze if truffle begins to melt).

5. Roll in cocoa powder for topping, and enjoy!

Mini cheesecakes are an ideal size to give as gifts. A strawberry on top adds just enough decoration to make it special. and Janine will share all these recipes with you, if you send her a request. 


To ask for a complimentary copy of all her Valentines recipes and instructions for the bacon rose bouquet she showed us last week, just email Janine Washle at cloverfields.farm.ky@gmail.com

Janine Washle's CloverFields Farm & Kitchen

Hardin Springs Area

Big Clifty, KY 42712

Connect with Janine and Cloverfields Farm & Kitchen on the websiteFacebookYoutube and Pinterest.

To get a copy of the recipes featured on WDRB in the Morning, just email Janine Washle at cloverfields.farm.ky@gmail.com

K's Cafe and Catering in Clarkson, Ky: 

Janine and her husband David now own K's Cafe and Catering in Clarkson, Kentucky. It serves up diner fare like a country breakfast, fried green tomatoes, catfish, meatloaf and roast beef and potatoes. Stop in and try some of Janine's cooking for yourself. K's is at 102 W. Main in Clarkson, Ky. (270) 242-9904. Connect with K's Cafe on Facebook

About Janine Washle:

CloverFields Farm & Kitchen is primarily an on-line destination. They are not open to drop-in visitors as it is a private residence. CloverFields Farm & Kitchen researches and reinterprets many traditional recipes using local produce, much from their own gardens, and adding a global perspective. Janine is working on her first cookbook, but she also has a long resume developing recipes for several companies. She has also won several contests and cook-offs with her original recipes.

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