30 Homemade Truffle Recipes That’ll Tickle Your Taste Buds (2024)

Dessert is definitely the best part of a meal. There’s no doubt about it. And you know those super fancy chocolate desserts? They’re called truffles, and they actually aren’t that difficult to make. We’re all about reinventing here at Brit + Co., so we were super excited to find so many recipes that were a far cry from the chocolate norm. Indulge your sweet tooth with these 30 creative and mouthwatering truffle recipes. We know we will.

1. Pumpkin Cream Cheese: Even though fall is a really long time away, we still love our pumpkin treats. These just look so adorable with those gingersnap crumbs on top. (via Gimme Some Oven)

2. Raspberry Cheesecake: Who doesn’t love cheesecake? Admittedly, sometimes the rich flavor can get a bit too overwhelming. That’s where these bite-sized truffles come into play. They’re the perfect size when you just want a quick taste. (via Cooking Classy)

3. Thin Mint: Hopefully you still have some Girl Scout cookies left over?! Make these beautiful Thin Mint truffles before they disappear ’til next season. (via What Megan’s Making)

4. Peanut Butter: Peanut butter and chocolate go together like coffee and donuts. (via Use Real Butter)

5. Salted Caramel Cookie Dough: Mixing savory and sweet ingredients is something that we’re totally fans of. And best of all, these truffles are cookie dough flavored. What?! (via The Baker Chick)

6. Lemon Chiffon: For the dainty lady in you, try these gorgeous lemon chiffon truffles. That zest on top is the perfect way to top them off. (via Sweet Anna’s)

8. Cake Batter: How fun are these?! We could totally imagine them at a kid’s (or an adult’s!) birthday party. They’d be gone in seconds. (via Deliciously Yum!)

9. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: As a kid, chocolate chip cookies were basically our best friends. Now it seems like these truffles may take their place. (via Love + Olive Oil)

10. Red Velvet: Wow. Dramatic and delicious. Just the way we like it. (via Huffington Post)

11. Dark Chocolate, Honey + Lavender: Honey and lavender? What a classy combination. The Crawleys of Downton would approve. (via The Sensitive Foodie)

12. S’mores: Better stock up on those ingredients. These truffles will be so popular that you’ll have to keep on making them. Give us s’more! (via Overtime Cook)

13. Milk Chocolate Espresso: Having trouble staying awake? We feel ya. These are the solution you’ve been waiting for. (via Making Life Delicious)

14. Cookies ‘n’ Cream: When I first discovered Cookies ‘n’ Cream chocolate bars as a kid, I literally jumped with joy. Then I found out that there was an ice cream flavor, and now there are truffles. I can barely sit still. (via Formal Fringe)

15. Maple Bacon Chocolate: What’s that you say? Bacon and chocolate is a crazy combination? We beg to differ. (via Healthy. Delicious.)

16. Pecan Pie: National Pecan Pie Day may be July 12th, but with this fabulous recipe, we’ll be celebrating throughout the year. (via Kiki + Company)

17. Golden Lemon: We used the original Oreo already, and now it’s time to move on to the Golden Oreo. Delicious. (via Miss Candiquik)

18. Key Lime Pie: Just like Key lime pie, these truffles are punchy, sharp and sweet. This may just be your next favorite thing. (via Cookies + Cups)

19. Orange Creamsicle: Creamsicles aren’t just popsicles, my friend. They’re delicious truffles, too. (via Cooking Classy)

20. Chocolate Hibiscus: These elegant truffles would fit in perfectly at a wedding. Can you figure out a way to turn ’em into an unconventional wedding dessert? (via Bake Noir)

21. Strawberry: Strawberries are one of our favorite ingredients for sweets. Don’t believe us? Check out these baked donuts! And why don’t you wash them down with this Sriracha strawberry margarita! (via The Cupcake Theory)

22. Carrot: Hey, these have vegetables in them. They’re practically healthy. (via Girl Cooks World)

23. Banana Split: These are so cute. We want an entire tray delivered to us right now. (via Swatchbook Weddings)

24. Apricot With Pistachio + Coconut: You know how when you were little, you thought some foods were gross and your parents told you that you’d love them when you got older? This is one of those times when you find out that they were right. (via Tales of a Kitchen)

25. Reese’s Pieces Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Again with the cookie dough! It must be a favorite. (via Tina’s Chic Corner)

26. Green Tea: Trust the British to come up with a fancy tea-related dessert. (via London Eats)

27. Chocolate Chickpea: Before you say anything, just trust us. Chickpeas and chocolate actually work together better than you think. (via Keepin’ It Kind)

28. Mayan Chocolate: In the words of Laurie from Simply Scratch, these chocolatey delights have “a little sweet, a little spice and a whole lot of sass.” (via Tasty Kitchen)

29. Apple Cinnamon: Like the beloved peanut-butter-and-chocolate combo, apple and cinnamon desserts combine two of the best flavors ever. Seriously. (via Christine’s Kitchen Chronicles)

30. Chili + Chocolate: Those of you who love a little kick in everything will definitely appreciate this spicy sweet. If you’re unsure, try it out. It’ll be a mini cooking adventure. (via Green Kitchen Stories)

Which awesome truffle recipe will you be whippin’ up soon? Let us know down below!

Sonia Rao

Sonia is a determined, television-obsessed gal on a quest to find the best cinnamon waffles recipe out there. If she isn’t researching the latest fashion trends or avidly crafting, you can catch her curled up on the couch with a few (meaning a billion) cookies, watching the hilarious antics of Leslie Knope or Mindy Lahiri. Sonia loves writing for Brit + Co as much as she loves desserts, and is equally proud of her quirky, pop culture reference-filled Twitter feed.

30 Homemade Truffle Recipes That’ll Tickle Your Taste Buds (2024)


How do you make a truffle Mary Berry? ›

Measure the rum, raisins, jam, biscuits and cake into a large bowl. Add the melted chocolate and mix together very thoroughly until all of the mixture is covered in chocolate. Shape into about 40 little truffle balls and roll each one in the chocolate vermicelli strands. Place in the petit four cases.

What is a truffle candy? ›

Chocolate truffles are round and dusted with cocoa powder. The name “truffle” comes from their resemblance to mushroom-like fungus, considered a delicacy of the same name. The main ingredient besides chocolate is heavy cream. Basically, all truffles are fine chocolate and cream with a ganache filling.

How do you present homemade truffles? ›

Place truffles in small paper candy cups inside a gift box. This is a great way of presenting a selection of different flavours and makes them look like a box full of exquisite chocolates.

What are truffles dessert made of? ›

At their simplest, truffles are simply rolled balls of chocolate ganache, dipped into chocolate, then decorated. There are many origin stories for ganache (“fool/foolish” in French), but the one we like best is the one about the chocolatier's assistant who accidentally dropped heavy cream into a bowl of chocolate.


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