Irish Cream Truffles

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Just one bite and these decadent truffles will become a favorite treat.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 40 minutes

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. Irish cream liqueur
  • ½ cup vanilla powder

Directions

  • Melt the chocolate and cream in the top of a double boiler over hot, not simmering, water. Stir gently as the chocolate and cream melt together. Remove from the top of the double boiler just before all the chocolate pieces are melted and continue to stir until the remaining bits of chocolate are melted. Set aside 10 minutes to cool.
  • Stir in the Irish cream liqueur. Pour the ganache into a wide, shallow, airtight container and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Place the vanilla powder in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Remove ganache from the refrigerator and use a tablespoon to scoop the chocolate. Use your hands to form it into balls and then roll in the vanilla powder.

Recipe Information

Serves: 20

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. Irish cream liqueur
  • ½ cup vanilla powder

Directions

  • Melt the chocolate and cream in the top of a double boiler over hot, not simmering, water. Stir gently as the chocolate and cream melt together. Remove from the top of the double boiler just before all the chocolate pieces are melted and continue to stir until the remaining bits of chocolate are melted. Set aside 10 minutes to cool.
  • Stir in the Irish cream liqueur. Pour the ganache into a wide, shallow, airtight container and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Place the vanilla powder in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Remove ganache from the refrigerator and use a tablespoon to scoop the chocolate. Use your hands to form it into balls and then roll in the vanilla powder.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium10mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars7g
Protein1g