White chocolate espresso truffles

Mike Robinson's white chocolate truffles, with hazelnuts and a hint of coffee, are a luxurious treat to indulge a sweet tooth
By Mike Robinson
White chocolate espresso truffles
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  • Serves: makes approx 18 truffles
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus chilling
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

Main

  • 75 ml double cream, heated to almost boiling point
  • 1 vanilla pods, scraped out into the cream
  • 100 g white chocolate, melted in a bowl above a pan of simmering water
  • 50 g hazelnuts, finely crushed
  • 1 tbsp espresso coffee, cooled

Method

1. Scrape the vanilla pod into the saucepan and add the cream and simmer to almost boiling point.


2. Add the hot vanilla cream into the melted white chocolate, mixing well. 2. Mix in the nuts and set aside to cool and harden. 3. When nearly firm, roll into balls and roll in coffee. Harden in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

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