Although white chocolate is not very common, it proves to be extremely delicious for making a truffle because it has a very smooth and tasty flavor from the start.
It is quite easy to make chocolate truffles at home and only a few simple and easily accessible ingredients are required like chocolate and heavy cream. These are needed whether dark chocolate or white chocolate truffles are being made. Only the ratio of these ingredients varies because a truffle having cream in a high percentage will not last in your hand, but melt in your mouth like the Sophisticated Chocolate collection.
White Chocolate Truffles Candy
Your repertoire should definitely comprise of the all-purpose white chocolate truffle. People can create an endless variety of silky-smooth white chocolate truffles by adding any mix-ins and flavorings of their choice.
For making them stable at room temperature, the truffles can be dipped in chocolate or rolled in cocoa powder and sugar.
- White candy coating that has been chopped coarsely around 18 ounces.
- Cubed butter, about 9 tablespoons
- Whipping cream approximately 2 tablespoons
- Confectionery sugar about ¼ cup
- More confectionery sugar
On low heat, butter, cream and the candy coating has to be melted in the microwave until it becomes smooth. Add sugar and stir it. For half a minute, use a mixer for beating it if the mixture is separated. In an 8inch square pan, pour this mixture and let it harden slightly for 20 minutes.
The mixture should be scooped out with a spoon or melon baller to make 1inch balls. Keep them in the refrigerator after putting them in an airtight container. The baking section usually carries confectionery coating, but it might be named as ‘candy coating’ or ‘almond bark’ and available in packs of one and one and a half pounds.
Here is another great recipe that you will love. It has white truffle rounds, which are delicious to munch and also make great gifts. A dozen small truffles can be yielded by this recipe.
- Chopped white chocolate or white chocolate chips about 1 cup or 6 ounces.
- Diced butter about 2.5 ounce or 5tablespoons
- Heavy cream about 3tablespoons
- Salt (just a pinch)
- Flavorings (Optional) ½ or 1 tablespoon
- For coating, powdered sugar about ½ cup
Take a bowl and put butter, cream, salt and chocolate chips in it. Heat them in a microwave until they melt. Heating at 30 second intervals is recommended as white chocolate melts easily, but the chips don’t have to be melted. Mix any liqueurs or flavorings well. Put the white chocolate in the refrigerator for 2 hours until they can be scooped.
Making The Balls
Make small balls with the help of a candy scoop or teaspoon. Use chocolate for coating or roll them in cocoa powder or powdered sugar.
Use an airtight container for storing the white chocolate truffles in a refrigerator and leave them for a week. Before serving, roll them in sugar.
Take them out only 20 minutes from serving these truffles because they soften up at room temperature. If gifting, you can decorate these like the Cherry Chocochip Nutty mix too.