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April 21st is Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day!

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It’s Chocolate-Covered Cashew  Truffle Day!I am very excited for you guys to try these recipes, they’re one of my favourite creations!

1. Cashew Truffles

Cashew Truffles

Ingredients:

8 ounces toasted unsalted cashews
8 ounces confectioners’ sugar (powdered)
1⁄3 cup instant powdered milk (dry)
1⁄4 cup pasteurized egg white
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon madeira wine

For dipping and decorating
36 petit four paper cups (1-inch)
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 ounces white chocolate chips

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2. Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle

Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day

Ingredients:

12 ounces mini semisweet chocolate chips
3 tbsp unsalted butter
⅓ cup heavy cream
Cashews, finely chopped

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3. Salted Chocolate-Covered Roasted Cashews

Salted Chocolate-Covered Roasted Cashews

Ingredients:

2 cups raw or roasted, unsalted cashews
8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon smoked or regular sea salt (I used Maldon Smoked Sea Salt)

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4. Cashew Cream Chocolate Truffle Squares from Fran Costigan

Cashew Cream Chocolate Truffle Squares from Fran Costigan

Ingredients:

5 ounces (about 1 cup) / 142 grams whole raw cashews, rinsed and soaked 3 to 4 hours or overnight
2 ⁄3 cup / 160 ml water, at room temperature
1⁄4 cup / 60 ml pure maple syrup, Grade B or dark amber
1 teaspoon / 5 ml pure vanilla extract
1⁄4 teaspoon guar gum

To make the truffles:

Makes 30 To 36 (3/4-Inch / 2-Cm) Square Truffles

1 cup / 240 ml Basic Thick Cashew Cream
7 ounces / 198 grams dark chocolate (72 to 72%)
1 teaspoon / 5 ml pure vanilla extract
For coating: Melted chocolate or Dutch-process cocoa powder

To Seed Tempered Chocolate

10 ounces / 283 grams dark chocolate (70 to 75%), divided

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5. Cashew Truffle Surprise

Cashew Truffle Surprise

Ingredients:

3 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, broken into pieces
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 can (9.25 oz.) PLANTERS Cashew Halves with Pieces, divided

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 We hope that you have able to express and share sweetness and  delight to the people you love. 🙂