Orange Creamsicle Truffles

04.24.2012

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Orange Creamsicle Truffles

5 from 2 votes

Yield: 20 truffles

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Zest of 1/2 orange
  • 3 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp orange extract
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Red and yellow food coloring (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pour white chocolate chips into a mixing bowl, set aside. Melt butter along with orange zest in a small saucepan. Stir in cream and scald mixture. Pour hot cream mixture through a fine mesh sieve over white chocolate chips and using a rubber spatula press zest against sieve to release orange oils into mixture. Allow mixture to rest 1 minute, add orange extract and optional food coloring to white chocolate chip mixture then stir until smooth. Cover mixture and refrigerate 2 hours or until firm enough to handle. Scoop mixture out by heaping teaspoon fulls and form into balls then roll in powdered sugar. Freeze truffles 20 minutes then enjoy. Store truffles in refrigerator as they will soften at room temperature or freeze for up to 1 month.
  2. Recipe Source: adapted slightly from kitchen simplicity

59 comments

  • Mary: I’m going to make these for my Son’s birthday (8-5-2018) Orange is his favorite flavor!! Thanks Jaclyn for this recipe. All your recipe’s look so good!!! August 1, 2018 at 9:37am Reply

  • Brenda Gronewold: I made these for my wedding, along with 6-7 other tiny desserts, These were what everyone talked about non-stop. Gave out the recipe repeatedly. Try dropping one in hot coffee! February 19, 2018 at 7:40pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Congratulations Brenda! So glad they were enjoyed on your special day! February 21, 2018 at 10:55am Reply

  • Susan: This look so good. I can see a tray of them along with other citrus flavors. These are on “Must Make List” for sure! February 9, 2018 at 8:02pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Hope you get a chance to try them Susan! February 12, 2018 at 10:09am Reply

  • Barbara: These tasted very good but the butter separated from the chocolate I used a high quality chocolate from a cake store. I would make them without the butter and I think they could also be molded. October 22, 2017 at 8:06pm Reply

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