Looking for a romantic treat to surprise that special someone? These 5-ingredient, no-bake Strawberry Truffles are a delicious dessert to share with your sweetheart! Smooth, white truffles with flecks of crushed strawberries are as beautiful as they are delicious. Plus, you’ll be amazed at how simple they are to make! (But you can always pretend they were a labor of love.)
There’s something so romantic about chocolate.
That’s what makes treats like these Strawberry Truffles perfect for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, or any time you want to spoil your loved ones! While truffles may seem like a fancy dessert, they’re surprisingly easy to make.
You only need five ingredients and about 15 minutes of hands-on time.
My favorite part about these easy Strawberry Truffles is how the crushed freeze-dried strawberries look against the smooth white chocolate.
Well, besides the taste, of course! They truly are as delicious as they are beautiful.
Whether you want to spoil that special someone or you’re looking for a decadent dessert to treat yourself, I highly recommend these Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles.
They’re the kind of indulgence that I know will put a smile on your face!
Ingredients for Making This Strawberry Truffle Recipe
- White chocolate — You can use chocolate chips or a chocolate bar. Make sure to chop it finely, so it melts easily.
- Heavy cream — This is important for the smooth yet firm texture of the truffles.
- Butter — Use salted butter to help bring out the flavor of the chocolate.
- Vanilla extract — Quality is important! Having a good brand of vanilla extract makes a big difference in the final taste of your Strawberry Chocolate Truffles.
- Strawberries — You will need freeze-dried strawberries.
Tips & Tricks
- I used chocolate chips, but if you have a white chocolate bar it will melt even smoother.
- You can also use milk or dark chocolate if you prefer. Any chocolate will pair well with the strawberries.
- Using a small cookie scoop will give you nice, smooth truffles. I recommend using a scoop rather than forming the truffles with a spoon or your hands.
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Frequently Asked Questions
You bet! You’ll follow the same instructions, just swap out the white chocolate chips or bar for milk or dark chocolate.
There is no need to fire up the oven for this Strawberry Truffle Recipe! The mixture will come together in a saucepan on the stove then set in the refrigerator.
The process of freeze-drying strawberries removes the moisture from the fruit to give the pieces a nice crunch. That’s why they go so perfectly with the smooth chocolate of the truffles.
Unfortunately, fresh strawberries won’t work for this recipe. The fruit has too much water so that the pieces won’t stick to the chocolate.
The heavy whipping cream is essential for creating the smooth yet firm texture of the truffles. I do not recommend substituting a different form of dairy, or you risk the truffles not firming up.
A truffle is a round treat made from a thick, rich mixture of chocolate and cream. They are often confused with bonbons, which are similar in size and shape but may contain fillings like caramel or buttercream. Truffles are chocolate all the way through.
Yes they do. Because they’re made with heavy cream, you don’t want to leave them at room temperature for too long.
Tools Needed to Make Strawberry White Chocolate Truffles
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- Small saucepan
- Small cookie scoop
- Cookie sheet or platter
- Food Processor to crush the strawberries
Store your truffles in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for up to two weeks.
How to Make Strawberry Truffles
Pulse the strawberries in your food processor until they are crumbs.
Bring the heavy cream and butter to a simmer in a small saucepan.
Place the white chopped chocolate or chocolate chips in a metal or glass bowl, then pour the warm cream and butter over it. Whisk vigorously until the chocolate is melted.
Stir in the vanilla extract.
Refrigerate on a parchment-lined baking sheet for about 2 hours until the mixture is firm enough to scoop.
Scoop from the bowl using a small cookie scoop. Roll into balls, about 1-inch thick, and set on a cookie sheet or platter.
Sprinkle with the strawberry powder, then chill in the refrigerator until set.
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- ½ cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons salted butter
- 11 ounces white chocolate chopped fine
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- .8 ounces freeze-dried strawberries crushed
- Bring the heavy cream and butter to a simmer in a small saucepan.
- Place the white chocolate in a metal or glass bowl and pour the warm cream and butter over it.
- Whisk vigorously until the chocolate is melted.
- Stir in the vanilla extract.
- Refrigerate for about 2 hours, until firm enough to scoop.
- Scoop from the bowl using a small cookie scoop. Roll into balls, about 1-inch thick.
- Sprinkle with the crushed strawberries and chill until set.
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