white chocolate cherry truffle
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White Chocolate Cherry Truffles

White Chocolate Cherry Truffles. Smooth creamy center, lovely cherries and a hint of Kirsch make these truffles dreamy.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 30 truffles
Author: The Sugar Coated Cottage

Ingredients

  • GANACHE:
  • 12 oz white chocolate finely chopped or chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp Kirsch liquor
  • 30 dried Michigan cherries or dried cherry of choice
  • COATING:
  • 1 lb white chocolate melted
  • 30 dried cherries

Instructions

  • GANACHE:
  • Put chocolate in medium bowl.
  • Heat heavy cream to just about boiling.
  • Pour heavy cream over chocolate, let sit 30 seconds.
  • Stir is small circular motions until cream and chocolate are fully combined.
  • Add in Kirsch and stir until well combined.
  • Let cool completely.
  • COATING/ASSEMBLY:
  • Using a small scoop, (I used scoop size 100 which is equivalent to a scant Tbsp) scoop small balls of ganache and lay on parchment line cookie sheet.
  • Repeat until all ganache is scooped.
  • Next press a dried cherry into each and with cold hands roll each into a ball.
  • Let set in refrigerator for minimum of 20 minutes, couple of hours is best.
  • When ready take truffles out of refrigerator 5-10 minutes before coating.
  • Melt chocolate in small bowl.
  • Using a fork dip each truffle, making sure completely coated and lay on parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Add one dried cherry to top before chocolate dries.
  • Repeat until all truffles are made.
  • Store in cool dry place in airtight container or refrigerator.