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Mascarpone White Chocolate Truffles | www.diethood.com | Sweet and creamy truffles made with a silky mixture of white chocolate and mascarpone cheese.

Mascarpone White Chocolate Truffles

Katerina | Diethood
Sweet and creamy truffles made with a silky mixture of white chocolate and mascarpone cheese.
Servings : 20
Prep Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese , room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate candy coating , melted
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips , melted

Instructions
 

  • Set up a double boiler by filling a saucepan with about 3-inches of water. Bring to a simmer.
  • Add a large bowl on top (one that will not touch the water on the bottom) and add white chocolate chips and vegetable oil to the top bowl.
  • Stirring frequently, cook until melted.
  • Remove from heat and let stand 30 seconds.
  • Add mascarpone cheese and mix until smooth.
  • Add orange zest and vanilla; continue to mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Remove from fridge and let stand 3 minutes.
  • Line a baking sheet or plate with wax paper.
  • Using a teaspoon or a melon baller, scoop out the mixture and form into 1-inch balls.
  • Dip each ball in the melted chocolate candy coating.
  • Set on prepared baking sheet.
  • Repeat until all truffles are done.
  • Pour the melted white chocolate in a piping bag or in a ziploc bag with the corner cut-off, and drizzle the melted chocolate over the truffles.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.

Notes

Prep Time includes refrigeration time RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD Adapted from About
 

Nutrition

Calories: 155 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 8 mg | Sodium: 21 mg | Potassium: 38 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 14 g | Vitamin A: 80 IU | Vitamin C: 0.5 mg | Calcium: 44 mg | Iron: 0.2 mg | Net Carbs: 15 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.