There is something ethereal about truffle dessert recipes. Perhaps, there are those who would love eternal rest to be on a bed of heavenly Truffles, light as air and filled with sweetness no other treat offers.
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These elegant confections are not for the weak of heart that have no resistance to temptation. Truffle dessert recipes are created from finest chocolate, white chocolate, (which really isn’t chocolate and is made from cocoa butter, milk solids, sugar, milk fat and lecithin, in that order) and dredged in coconut, crushed nuts or even marbled with chocolate and white chocolate. When it is time to be good to yourself, Truffles on a silver tray is a dream come true.
If stunning dessert presentations for guests and family are your forte, don’t forget a Truffle looks most elegant served on genuine polished silver or gleaming cut crystal for formal occasions.
Signature Truffle Dessert Recipes
Every host and hostess wants to make a signature statement about their Truffle dessert recipe. For a formal dinner, serve a Truffle dessert made with a favorite liqueur like crème de cocoa or crème de menthe for adults only.
Don’t be afraid to decorate each Truffle with pretty colored gel icing or, for a really shimmery look, roll each Truffle in silver shot candies. A signature Truffle dessert recipe can also be part of a dessert buffet or served on fluffy beds of shaped meringue vacherins.
Planning an Elegant Dessert Menu
Chocolate is the number one favorite taste treat. In a truffle, chocolate imparts a certain “joie de vivre” (enjoyment of life) to the final phase of an intricately planned menu. Consider the elegant appeal of flutes of champagne, Truffleed strawberries on delicate pastel macaroon galettes.
Kids Love a Good Truffle
Adults are not the only ones with a passion for Truffle desserts. Kids pop them in their mouths and savor the rich dark chocolate flavor and micro bits of candied orange or finely chopped candied mint or ginger.
Make a Truffle recipe for kids with peanut butter and jelly. There are lots of ways to capture kids’ attention to a signature Truffle recipe by using ingredients like finely minced marshmallows, cream cheese or roll them in their favorite crushed cookie crumbs.
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12) Sugar Cookie Truffles
13) Rainbow Truffles
14) Pumpkin Cheesecake Balls
15) Matcha Green Tea Truffles
16) Raspberry Truffles
17) Lemon Cake Truffles
18) Pecan Pie Truffles
19) Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles
20) Sugar Cookie Truffles
21) Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles
22) Pumpkin Spice Truffles
23) Gingerbread Cookie Dough Truffles
Truffles are Here to Stay
There is no doubt a Truffle recipe can destroy a diet. So that no one is denied the pleasure of a Truffle dessert, choose chocolate ingredients according to the percentage of cocoa from 70 to 90 percent, depending on the preferred depth of chocolate flavor. Use an acceptable dietary sweetener, crushed or whole almonds and dried fruits. No need to feel deprived of a favorite Truffle dessert when a little creativity solves the problem.
Romances may come and go, but Truffle desserts are here to stay. The good news is that Truffle dessert ingredients can include all of those flavors that tickle your palate. It is even possible to “design” a unique Truffle dessert for formal dinner parties, children’s parties and holidays.