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white chocolate lemon truffles

White Chocolate Lemon Truffles

How to make easy truffles. These sparkly white chocolate lemon truffles are easier to make than you think. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 12 servings
Calories 149 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Zest of 1 Meyer lemon
  • 3 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 cup quality white chocolate finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lemon extract
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar or sparkling sugar for coating

Instructions

  1. Pour white chocolate into a mixing bowl, set aside.
  2. Melt butter along with lemon zest in a small saucepan. Stir in cream and scald mixture. (Aka. Heat until bubbles begin to form around the edges but is not yet boiling)
  3. Pour hot cream mixture over white chocolate.
  4. Add extract then stir until smooth.
  5. Cover mixture and refrigerate 2 hours or until firm enough to handle.
  6. Scoop mixture out by heaping teaspoon fulls and form into balls then roll in powdered sugar or sparkling sugar.
  7. Freeze truffles 20 minutes or refrigerate for one hour then enjoy.
  8. Store truffles in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
White Chocolate Lemon Truffles
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Sodium 42mg2%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 14g16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.