Lemon Truffles

Lemon Truffles: A Burst of Citrus Bliss


  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Zest of two lemons
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Yellow food coloring (optional)

Lemon Truffles


Step 1: Prepare Chocolate Mixture

  • Place unsalted butter and white chocolate chips in a heat-safe bowl.

Step 2: Heat the Cream

  • In a small pot, bring the heavy cream to a simmer.

Step 3: Mix Cream and Chocolate

  • Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and butter mixture. Stir until smooth and the chocolate is fully melted.

Step 4: Add Lemon Flavor

  • Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and lemon zest to the chocolate mixture. Mix well.

Step 5: Add Powdered Sugar

  • Gradually add powdered sugar to the chocolate mixture while stirring continuously. For a vibrant color, add a few drops of yellow food coloring.

Step 6: Chill the Mixture

  • Place the mixture in the fridge for approximately two hours or until it's firm enough to handle.

Step 7: Shape Truffles

  • Use a spoon or a melon baller to scoop the mixture and roll it into small balls. Coat each truffle in powdered sugar to prevent sticking and enhance sweetness.

Step 8: Final Chill

  • Place the coated truffles on a baking sheet and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to ensure proper setting.

Ideas for Serving:

  • Presentation: Dust the truffles with more powdered sugar or sprinkle lemon zest on top for an appealing look.
  • Serving Suggestion: Create a delightful contrast by serving with lemon sorbet or whipped cream.
  • Giving: Package these truffles in a charming box or tin for a thoughtful homemade gift.

Conclusion: These Lemon Truffles go beyond being a dessert; they exemplify the beauty of simple yet exquisite flavors. Treat yourself or share these special creations with others. With their bright and refreshing taste and smooth, creamy texture, these truffles are a delightful experience. Take your time crafting them and relish the joy of giving these little treats to others.

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