Friday, 22 September 2017

National White Chocolate Day Recipe 2 - White Chocolate and BerryWorldCranberry Truffles

We have another delicious white chocolate recipe for you from Not only does it include lovely white chocolate, this delicious truffle recipe also features fresh BerryWorld cranberries - yum!

White Chocolate and BerryWorld Cranberry Truffles

Smooth and delectable, the combination of sharp cranberries, creamy white chocolate and zesty orange make these a wonderful taste sensation as well as a perfect Christmas gift or after dinner treat. 

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Makes: approx: 20
Prep time: 30 minutes 

You’ll need: 

  • 150g fresh cranberries 
  • 3 tbsp Cointreau
  • 1 tsp granted orange zest
  • 500g white chocolate, suitable for cooking 
  • 600g double cream
  • 25g unsalted butter

What to do: 

  1. Place the cranberries, Cointreau and orange zest into a small pan, bring to a simmer and cook until softened and syrupy. Leave to cool.
  2. Chop or break 300g of the chocolate into small pieces and put into a heatproof bowl. Place the cream and butter into a small saucepan, heat until just about to boil, pour over the chocolate and stir until melted. if the chocolate doesn’t melt with the heat of the cream, place over a saucepan of simmering water for a few minutes and stir until the chocolate has melted. Stir in the cranberries and leave to cool, then place in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.With a small spoon or melon baller scoop spoonfuls of the mix and roll into balls, then pop into the freezer for approximately 30 minutes. Melt the remaining chocolate in a bowl over simmering water. Place each ball on a fork and dip into the melted chocolate, swirling around until coated, place on a sheet of baking parchment, leave to set in the fridge. These delicious truffles are best served straight from the fridge.
  3. Cooks Tip:  These lovely truffles make an ideal Christmas gift, place in little paper cases and then in a small gift box wrapped in ribbon, store in the fridge and eat within a week.

For more information about BerryWorld's delicious berries visit There are also a lot more recipes on their website.

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