christmas-white chocolate

Truffles are the easiest sweets to make – the only cooking is melting chocolate, and they keep for a few weeks in the fridge. They’re perfect for gifts, and you get to lick the bowl after rolling them out! This recipe is easily adaptable – I make different variants every year. This year I went tropical, with a mix of coconut, candied ginger and candied pineapple. Another family favourite is with flecks of finely grated lemon rind, coconut and a dash of Malibu liqueur.

Ingredients

  • 250g White chocolate
  • 60ml cream
  • dash liqueur/flavouring (I used Limoncello)
  • 1 cup finely textured ingredient (In my case, 1/4 cup mixed chopped candied ginger and pineapple, and 3/4 cup dessicated coconut)

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate and cream, then stir in other ingredients (only half cup of the textured ingredient).
  2. Chill mix, then take out and put teaspoon-sized lumps on a tray with baking paper and refrigerate for another ½ hour.
  3. Then remove, roll into balls and coat with remaining powder. 

Package them beautifully and give them to friends, and don’t tell your husband there are leftovers in the fridge…

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11 thoughts on “White Chocolate Truffles”

  1. Beautiful! I have never had white chocolate truffles, but they sound amazing. I love that you add other things to them, like the ginger, pineapple and coconut(which sounds like a delicious combo, by the way) I'm very curious to try this to try for myself, and they sound like they make great gifts!

  2. Regal truffles! I love the pure white color. How pretty they will look on my red and green liners. A few trimmings on a Christmas platter, little ribbons here and there, these will be a highlight on every Christmas table…

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