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Blonde Cheesecake Truffles

RECIPES

Checkers - Mar 22nd, 15:07

Delicious vanilla bean and white chocolate cream cheese truffles rolled in toasted coconut and served with a fresh strawberry couli.

Ingredients:

230 g cream cheese
2 tbsp. (30 ml) icing sugar
100 g white chocolate

1 vanilla bean
25 g tennis biscuits; crushed
½ cup (125 ml) desiccated coconut; toasted

For the strawberry sauce
250 g fresh strawberries
½ cup (125 ml) sugar
Squeeze of lemon juice

Method:

1. Melt the white chocolate over a double boiler and set aside to cool.
2. Place the cream cheese in a bowl and beat until smooth.
3. Mix in the icing sugar, vanilla seeds and crushed biscuits until well combined.
4. Stir in the cooled melted chocolate and refrigerate for a couple of hours or until firm enough to roll.
5. Once mixture is ready, roll into bite-size truffles and coat well with the toasted coconut.
6. Repeat until mixture is finished, then refrigerate until ready to serve.
7. Serve alongside the strawberry dipping sauce.

To make the strawberry dipping sauce
1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer for about 10 min. or until reduced and syrupy.
2. Set aside to cool, then blend until smooth.
3. Strain sauce through a fine-mesh sieve and serve alongside the truffles.


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