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White chocolate truffles with pink pepper

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

White chocolate truffles with pink pepper

Method

  • Line the bottom and the sides of a 10x20 cm loaf tin with plastic wrap.
  • Finely chop the white chocolate and add it to a bowl.
  • Place the bowl over a saucepan with simmering water (bain-marie) and make sure the bowl is not touching the water. 
  • Allow 1-2 minutes for the white chocolate to melt. 
  • Remove the bowl from the bain-marie.
  • Place a saucepan over medium heat and add the heavy cream along with the butter.
  • Allow 2 minutes for them to come to a boil.
  • Pour the heavy cream mixture into the bowl with the white chocolate and add the pink pepper. 
  • Whisk well until you get a smooth ganache.
  • Pour the ganache into the loaf tin and tap its bottom on your worktop to get rid of any bubbles in the mixture.
  • Refrigerate the loaf tin for 4 hours until the ganache is set.
  • Take the pan out of the refrigerator and flip it over on your worktop.
  • Remove the plastic wrap and cut the ganache into 3 cm cubes.
  • Spread the sugar in a baking pan.
  • Put the truffles in the pan and coat them with the sugar.
  • Serve with extra ground pink pepper.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

256
Calories (kcal)
13 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

14.0
Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

8.5
Saturated Fat (g)
43 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

30.0
Total Carbs (g)
12 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

30.0
Sugars (g)
33 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

2.7
Protein (g)
5 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.0
Fibre (g)
0 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.09
Sodium (g)
2 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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