Snowflake truffles

    Snowflake truffles

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    About this recipe: This recipe makes white chocolate and coconut truffles with a surprise!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 16 

    • Filling
    • 100g (3 ¼ oz) desiccated coconut
    • 60g (2 ¼ oz) icing sugar
    • 100g (3 ¼ oz) ricotta cheese
    • 16 whole almonds
    • Ganache
    • 70g (2 ¾ oz) chopped white chocolate
    • 3 tablespoons double cream
    • 50g (2 oz) desiccated coconut, or enough to coat

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. For the filing: In a medium bowl, mix together coconut, sugar and ricotta cheese to form a dough. Divide into 16 portions.
    2. Roll each portion into a ball, pressing one almond each into the centre of each; cool in freezer for 20 minutes.
    3. Place the white chocolate in a large stainless steel bowl and set over a saucepan of barely simmering water to melt. While the chocolate is melting, stir in the cream. Use a cocktail stick or fork to dip the truffles in the chocolate mixture. Arrange coated truffles on a platter. Sprinkle remaining coconut over the truffles while the chocolate is still melted. Cool in refrigerator until the chocolate coating hardens.

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    Reviews (7)

    bsauermann
    16

    super easy and super yummy - be careful not to make the truffles too large. they test better if they are smaller. - 27 Sep 2010

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    15

    Used different ingredients. Didn't have Ricotta cheese at the time so used fromage frais instead - still yummy! - 29 Oct 2010

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    10

    Fantastic recipe! Simple but delicious result! A big hit with family and friends! Thank you - 29 Oct 2010

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