Tiramisu Truffles

TIRAMISU Truffles



Truffles are something that I love to make because
A. Not only are they simple to prepare
B. Requires minimal ingredients
C. Looks appealing
D. Bite-sized
E. Loved by children and adults equally
F. And this one requires no heating element like the gas stove or the oven.

That's like a lot Iot of reasons to love truffles. I was invited for an Eid Preparation Collab and I was quite overwhelmed with ideas that popped in mind. Will share the recipes/ideas soon too.. So stay tuned for that! And I finally settled for these tiramisu truffles as I looked into my pantry and found these savoiardi biscuits (Italian lady finger biscuit) looking at me and waiting to be used up. Tiramisu is something everyone in the family lives but sadly there was no mascarpone cheese with and that is usually the star ingredient of tiramisu. So I wondered, not everyone will have it in their fridge and not everyone can find the mascarpone cheese. So I immediately thought of Kiri cream cheese cubes that we all love. Though I was not quite sure how it would turn out, I took a chance and tried using the cubes instead of mascarpone and oh boy you won't believe me, no one would even make out that there is jot mascarpone in it. Was a big hit! 😍

I felt the need for some chocolatey goodness, so I added a small dollop of Nutella before rolling them into truffles by flattening the prepared tiramisu Truffle balls, flattening, adding Nutella and rolling them again.

Though everyone here detests consuming cocoa powder just like that as I used it to coat the truffles, I still did coat them in cocoa powder to keep its authenticity. I went on to melt some milk chocolate in the microwave and drizzled it over the truffles. Not only it gave a dimension to the truffles, if was definitely appetizing too. So glad to think of it at the last moment.🤤

Without further a do let's prepare these delicious TIRAMISU TRUFFLES! 


Ingredients:

  • 1 pack Savoiardi Biscuits
  • 5 Kiri Cream Cheese Cubes*
  • 3 tbsp Icing sugar 
  • 200 ml hot water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee powder 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp Nutella
  • 2 tbsp Milk Chocolate, melted 
  • 1 tbsp butter


Instructions:

  1. Blitz and make a powder of the biscuits, and set aside. 
  2. Now using a fork mix the room temperature cream cheese, gradually add in your Icing sugar and then prepare the black coffee by mixing hot water and instant coffee. 
  3. The powdered biscuits are added to the cream cheese and the hot black coffee is also poured in ( add slowly and check consistency, be careful not to make it loose) , mix all of it and combine well.
  4. Finally add your room temperature butter and make balls out of it and flatten to add nuttella (optional step), now slowly bring the sides together make truffles out of it and allow to refrigerate for 2 hours or 1/2 an hour in the freezer. 

  5. Now roll the truffles in cocoa powder and drizzle the melted milk chocolate over them. 


Notes:

*Opening the Kiri cream cheese cube wrappers and placing them in a bowl before bring the cheese to room temperature will make our job of peeling the wrapper easy. 


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