Champagne Strawberry Truffles

By Peter Calhoun (January 19, 2011) | Return to Blog

Treat your sweetheart to the Enchantment Resort Valentine’s Suite Romance Package throughout February. You’ll delight in your choice of luxurious Southwestern suite accommodations for a rewarding two or three nights in the heart of red rock country, plus these amazing Champagne Strawberry Truffles as your turndown treat. Or, surprise your Valentine and make these delicious truffles at home.

Ingredients
12 oz. white chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoon champagne
1 teaspoon strawberry puree
Milk chocolate, to dip the centers in

Preparation

o Melt white chocolate in a heavy saucepan on low, stirring constantly; stir in whipping cream.

o Stir in champagne and strawberry.  Pour into a shallow pan lined with parchment paper or foil.

o Refrigerate until mixture is thickened, but still soft, about 2 hours.

o Shape 1 tablespoon of the mixture by rolling into 1 1/4 inch balls. Place balls on waxed paper.

o Refrigerate until cold, then melt the milk chocolate and dip the centers and place on waxed paper.  Truffles can be refrigerated 2-3 days or frozen for several weeks.