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Homemade eggnog (egg liqueur) truffles - the perfect holiday treat!

Homemade Eggnog Truffles

Vividly Christmas
These eggnog truffles will sweeten your holiday season. This simple recipe only needs three ingredients and is fructose- and gluten-free. The significant taste makes them a delicacy that no one can resist.
5 from 89 votes
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Cooling Time 9 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 30 mins
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine Austrian
Servings 21 Truffles
Calories 77 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Instructions
 

White chocolate eggnog ganache

  • Break half of the couverture (4.95 oz / 140 g) into small pieces and put them in a mixing bowl.
  • Heat the eggnog in a pot (do not boil!) and empty it over the chocolate pieces
  • Let it sit for two minutes, and then stir the mixture with a whisk until smooth. 
  • Pour the white chocolate mixture into a squeezing bottle. Let it cool down for 15 minutes (or until it reaches 77 °F // 25 °C) in the fridge.

Filling the chocolate hollows

  • Fill the hollow spheres with the white chocolate eggnog ganache until just below the rim.
  • Afterward, put them into the fridge for several hours (about 8 hours). 

Sealing the chocolate hollows

  • Now melt the remaining couverture in a water bath.
  • Take the cooled hollow spheres out of the fridge and seal them with your chosen sealing tool (squeeze bottle, syringe, or dropper). 
  • Place the sealed chocolates in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until firm.

Coating and decorating the truffles

  • Use the already melted chocolate from the sealing for the coating.
  • Prepare a cooling grid or wax paper to place the chocolates to dry.
  • Now, one by one, take the chocolates, dip them into the tempered chocolate coating and then carefully lift them out.
  • Let the excess chocolate drip off briefly and place them carefully on the cooling grid or wax paper.
  • While the chocolate coating is still soft and moist, you can decorate your eggnog pralines with holiday sprinkles according to your taste.
  • Once the chocolate coating is solid and your pralines are ready.
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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Truffle | Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg