White and bittersweet chocolate, coconut extract, and nuts blend to create decadent Macadamia Truffles.
- 8 ounces white chocolate, chopped
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon coconut extract
- 14 whole roasted salted macadamia nuts
- Confectioners’ sugar, as needed
- Bittersweet chocolate candy coating, melted
- Garnish: finely chopped macadamia nuts
- Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, place white chocolate; microwave until partially melted, about 30 seconds.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, place heavy cream and coconut extract; microwave in 30-second intervals until steaming. Pour over partially melted white chocolate, and stir until fully melted. Place in fridge to set, about 1 hour.
- Using a 1-inch spring-loaded scoop, scoop white chocolate mixture onto prepared pan. Press 1 whole macadamia into the center of each round. Refrigerate 1 hour more.
- Roll each truffle in confectioners’ sugar, and using your hands, roll into balls. Dip truffles in melted bittersweet chocolate. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired. Refrigerate until set.
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