White Chocolate Truffles with Cranberry

I think you will be tempted by these white chocolate truffles in a wonderful recipe from Berryworld.

White Chocolate Truffles

White chocolate truffles

Smooth and delectable, the combination of sharp cranberries, creamy white chocolate and zesty orange make these a wonderful taste sensation as well as a perfect Christmas gift or after dinner treat.

 

What you need to know

Makes: approx: 20

Prep time: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 150g fresh cranberries
  • 3 tbsp Cointreau
  • 1 tsp granted orange zest
  • 500g white chocolate, suitable for cooking
  • 600g double cream
  • 25g unsalted butter
Method

 

  1. Place the cranberries, Cointreau and orange zest into a small pan, bring to a simmer and cook until softened and syrupy. Leave to cool.
  2. Chop or break 300g of the chocolate into small pieces and put into a heatproof bowl. Place the cream and butter into a small saucepan, heat until just about to boil, pour over the chocolate and stir until melted. if the chocolate doesn’t melt with the heat of the cream, place over a saucepan of simmering water for a few minutes and stir until the chocolate has melted. Stir in the cranberries and leave to cool, then place in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.With a small spoon or melon baller scoop spoonfuls of the mix and roll into balls, then pop into the freezer for approximately 30 minutes. Melt the remaining chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Place each ball on a fork and dip into the melted chocolate, swirling around until coated, place on a sheet of baking parchment, leave to set in the fridge. These delicious truffles are best served straight from the fridge.
  3. Cooks Tip: These lovely truffles make an ideal Christmas gift, place in little paper cases and then in a small gift box wrapped in ribbon, store in the fridge and eat within a week.

White Chocolate Truffles with Cranberry
 

 

 

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