Macadamia Nut White Chocolate Truffle
- For the truffles: Add white chocolate, heavy cream, and butter to a heat safe bowl. heat in 15-30 second intervals on defrost until white chocolate begins to melt. Stir between each heating. You can also melt the chocolate on the stovetop by placing the bowl over a pot of simmering water, being sure not to let the water touch the bowl.
- Once the white chocolate has completely melted, add in vanilla extract. Stir until well combined
- Add macadamia nuts to a zip top bag and seal. using a heavy bottom cup or rolling pin, crush the nuts into small bite sized pieces. You can also blend in a food processor or blender.
- Add crushed macadamia nuts to the white chocolate mixture. Cover with plastic wrap or the plastic wrap alternative of your choice and chill in the refrigerator for at least two hours.
- Once the white. chocolate has set, remove from the refrigerator to chill until ready to decorate. Continue with the remainder of the white chocolate.
- Mummy decoration option: Melt white chocolate according to package directions. Dip white chocolate truffles into the melted white chocolate to create a coating. Drizzle white chocolate over the truffle to create a mummy effect. Add candy eyes. Place on a cookie sheet to harden and ENJOY!
- Halloween sprinkles options: Melt white chocolate according to package directions. Dip white chocolate truffles into the melted white chocolate to create a coating. Sprinkle Halloween sprinkles on truffles white chocolate is still wet. Place on a cookie sheet to harden and ENJOY!
This recipe was created by Keeping it Relle as part of our partnership for the 2021 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Keiki in the Kitchen event. Relle was born and raised in Hawaiʻi and is of Native Hawaiian descent. In her spare time, she loves to cook and bake and has compiled many of her favorite recipes on her website for you to enjoy: https://keepingitrelle.com/
- 1 cup white chocolate
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 tbs butter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup Mauna Loa macadamia nuts
- Additional 1/2 cup white chocolate (for decorations)
- Candy eyes
- Halloween sprinkle