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Salted Caramel Nestlé® Crunch® Truffles

January 1, 2019

I remember watching an episode of Modern Family where Manny Delgado sprinkled a pinch of salt over his chocolate milk. His mother, Gloria, told him that salt actually helps bring out the flavor of sweets—especially chocolate. Anyone who tries our Salted Caramel Nestle® Crunch® Truffles, will be forced to admit that she’s right. The salt does make sweets taste better.

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We’ve made a dessert that puts together two of the most frequently salted sweets: caramel and chocolate, and combined them into a simple yet sinful dessert.

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These truffles are unlike any other you might have had before. The rice crispies from the Nestlé® Crunch® bar coupled with the rock salt brings out the distinct flavors of the caramel and the chocolate while adding a new exciting dimension of texture.

Salted Caramel Nestlé® Crunch® Truffles

Total Time: 90 minutes / Yield: 20 truffles

Ingredients

  • 4 bars of Nestlé® Crunch®, broken into pieces
  • 2 tbsp dulce de leche (see recipe below)
  • 1/8 tsp rock salt

Procedure for the Dulce de Leche

  1. Boil 1 can of condensed milk for 50 minutes.
  2. Cool down before opening the can.

Procedure for the Truffles

  1. In a double boiler, melt broken Nestlé® Crunch® pieces.
  2. While waiting for the chocolate to melt, mix together salt and dulce de leche in a separate bowl.
  3. Once chocolate is melted, fold in salted dulce de leche.
  4. Scoop mixture into balls, and place on a foil-lined tray.
  5. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes or until chocolate is firm.
  6. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the chiller.
  7. Eat chilled.
Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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13 responses to “Salted Caramel Nestlé® Crunch® Truffles”

  1. Gay Sagabaen says:

    This looks yummy. I would like to make this. But just one question. How do you exactly boil a can of Condensed Milk? I’m afraid the can might explode on me.

    • Lars Roxas says:

      It won’t. Boiling a can of condensed milk straight is actually one of the easier ways to make dulce de leche. I don’t even remove the paper label because I’m lazy. 🙂 Just make sure that you add more water to the pot as needed when you boil. Since open siya to the air, siguraduhing wag matuyo ung loob.

  2. Jessi says:

    You guys are making an instagram account soon right? 🙂

  3. Michelle says:

    I guess the “1/8 rock salt” is just your typical kitchen rock salt, right?

  4. Raizel says:

    It wasn’t Gloria whi said salt brings out that salt brings out the flavor of the chocolate. It was Kelly, Manny’s classmate.

  5. Jack says:

    sounds good!will definitely try this.

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