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Easy White Chocolate Limoncello Truffles – Italian Recipe

These delicious white chocolate Limoncello truffles look amazing and taste refreshing! A touch of Limoncello liqueur adds extra flair to these nice, mini white truffles. The method is so easy and quick! You can have them for Easter, for the weekend with a shot of Limoncello or other creamy drink. All I can promise is that they will definitely make your day!

Easy White Chocolate Limoncello Truffles

Servings around 32 

Ingredients:

For the truffles:

  • 250 grams white chocolate, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 7 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons Limoncello liqueur
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, finely grated

For the white chocolate coating:

  • 200 g white chocolate, chopped
  • A few drops of yellow food color (optional)
  • ½ cup white powdered sugar

 

Instructions:

To make the truffles:

  • Place white chocolate in heatproof bowl. In a small saucepan, heat butter with cream over medium heat just until melts and bubbles form around edge of saucepan.
  • Pour over the white chocolate; beat until smooth. Beat in lemon zest and Limoncello. Cover and place in the freezer until firm, around 30 minutes.
  • Then, smoothly and carefully roll to form balls. Put them in the freezer until hard, about 30 minutes.

To make the white chocolate coating: 

  • In a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of hot water, melt 1/2 of the white chocolate. Add a few drops of the yellow food color (to desired shade) into the chocolate; let cool slightly.Using 2 forks and working with 1 sheet of truffles, dip each into chocolate, tapping forks on edge of bowl in order to get rid of the excess.
  • Next, sprinkle tops with powdered sugar. Refrigerate until coating hardens, around 30 minutes. Serve.

Buon Appetito!

 

 

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