{Homemade Raffaello Truffles} – Bomboane Raffaello

homemade raffaello
Coconut is one of my favorite flavors. I find it easy to combine with most ingredients, from chocolate to berries, mango, lime or any other fruit. It’s delicate, but fragrant enough to catch ones attention in any dessert so it gives me plenty of options when creating a dessert. But these Raffaello truffles are a classic – inspired by the well-known brand, these homemade ones get very close to the original, but you get to make them at home so I prefer them, although they’re not exactly low in calories or light. The recipe uses sweetened condensed milk, coconut and almonds as a filling and taste amazing. Mind you, I can’t resist these, they were my guilty pleasure for Christmas over the last 2 years.
{Homemade Raffaello Truffles}
 
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Ingredients:
  • 200g butter, room temperature
  • 70g powdered sugar
  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 150g powdered milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 100g desiccated coconut + extra for rolling the truffles
  • 100g almonds, peeled and toasted
Directions:
  1. Mix the butter with the powdered sugar until creamy and smooth, at least 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the condensed milk and vanilla, followed by the powdered milk and desiccated coconut.
  3. Place the mixture in the fridge for 1 hour to harden.
  4. Take spoonfuls of this mixture and form small balls between the palm of your hands.
  5. Add an almond in the center and shape into a perfect ball. Roll each truffle through shredded coconut.
  6. Place them all into special truffle papers. That's it! Simple as that!

ROMANIAN!
Ingrediente:
  • 200g unt moale
  • 80g zahar pudra
  • 1/2 cana lapte condensat
  • 150g lapte praf
  • 1 lingura extract de vanilie
  • 100g fulgi de nuca de cocos + extra¬†pentru decorat
  • 100g migdale decojite si prajite (sau alune de padure)
Mod de preparare:
  1. Se mixeaza untul cu zaharul pudra pana devine cremos, apoi se adauga laptele condensat si vanilia. Se incorporeaza laptele praf si nuca de cocos.
  2. Se iau 1-2 linguri din acest amestec, se aseaza o migdala in centru si se formeaza o bila. Se da fiecare bomboana prin nuca de cocos si se aseaza in hartii speciale de bomboane. Si gata, asta e tot!

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