Delicious and Decadent Limoncello Biscotti Truffles Recipe

Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls, a name that effortlessy rolls off the tongue and captures the very essence of an exquisite dessert. White chocolate and limoncello biscotti combine to create a decadent and sophisticated treat that will leave you wanting more. The tangy sweetness of the limoncello buttercream combined with the crisp crunch of biscotti crumbs will tantalize your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied.

As a baker with years of experience, I highly recommend this recipe for anyone looking for a dessert that brings together classic flavors with a modern twist. These truffle balls are perfect for dinner parties, celebrations or simply as an indulgent treat to enjoy on your own at home.

Prepare to be wowed by this impressive dessert that looks like it’s straight out of a high-end bakery. Follow my step-by-step instructions carefully, and you’ll find yourself creating professional-grade confections in no time. Trust me when I say it’s worth every bit of effort you put into making these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls. So without further ado, let’s get started!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls
Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls

Do you love the combination of tangy citrus and sweet dessert? If so, get ready to fall in love with these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls! This recipe is truly a treat for your taste buds.

Firstly, these truffles are made with delicious and beloved almond biscotti. But that’s not all! In addition to the crunchiness of biscotti crumbs, each bite has a creamy texture from white chocolate chips and condensed milk. The tangy kick comes from the lemon zest and limoncello syrup that’s mixed in with the dough.

As you bite into each truffle ball, prepare for an explosion of flavors that perfectly blend together. The sweetness from the white chocolate is balanced by the tart lemon and limoncello syrup, offering a delightful contrast in every bite.

But what is truly magical about this recipe is its versatility. You can adjust the sweetness level by playing around with the ratio of white chocolate chips and condensed milk to suit your preference. If you want the truffles to be more zesty or tangy, simply add more lemon zest or limoncello.

Lastly, these truffle balls are a perfect item to bring to any occasion or gathering. They’re easy to make ahead of time and can be stored in an air-tight container for up to a week. Plus, they make a wonderful gift for anyone who loves sweet treats with a unique twist.

So whether you’re treating yourself or surprising someone special, these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls are guaranteed to make your taste buds sing with joy. Trust me, after trying just one truffle ball, you’ll be hooked and ready to try out more creative uses of biscotti crumbs in your desserts!

Ingredient List

 Bite into a burst of limoncello goodness!
Bite into a burst of limoncello goodness!

Let’s Gather the Ingredients

To get started, we will need 200g of almond biscotti crushed finely. You can use any brand of biscotti, but I recommend Nonni’s Limoncello Biscotti for an extra lemon kick. We will also need 165g of lemon frosting and 2 tablespoons of limoncello to achieve the lemon flavor in our biscotti truffles.

In addition, we’ll need 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup almond flour for structure, texture, and flavor. For the moistness and creaminess, let’s have 1/4 cup condensed milk (to replace heavy cream or cream cheese). Lastly, we’ll introduce white chocolate through 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate (or candy melts), which will be melted and mixed with biscotti crumbs frosting and limoncello mixture to coat our perfect truffle balls.

Below is a summary list of all the ingredients that you will need for this recipe:

  • 200g almond biscotti, crushed finely
  • 165g lemon frosting
  • 2 tablespoons limoncello
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate or candy melts

Make sure to have everything on hand before starting to make these delicious White Chocolate Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls!

The Recipe How-To

 Crispy outside, soft inside – a perfect balance in every bite.
Crispy outside, soft inside – a perfect balance in every bite.

Now, let’s move on to the fun part: making these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls come to life! This recipe makes about 50 truffle balls, perfect for sharing with friends and family, or simply enjoying all by yourself.


  • 1 cup (200g) of crushed almond biscotti
  • 1/2 cup (165g) of lemon frosting (made with limoncello buttercream icing and white chocolate)
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) of condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup (135g) of semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons of limoncello
  • 1/4 cup (30g) of slivered almonds


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the crushed almond biscotti crumbs with the lemon frosting. Mix well until the frosting is fully incorporated and clumps together. It should have a formable dough consistency.
  2. Using a teaspoon, roll the mixture into small balls and place them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Refrigerate the truffle balls for about 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate microwave-safe bowl, heat the condensed milk and semisweet chocolate squares in the microwave on high for about 30 seconds.
  5. Add the limoncello to the melted chocolate mixture and stir well until fully combined.
  6. Roll each ball in the chocolate mixture until coated evenly.
  7. Sprinkle some slivered almond pieces on top of each truffle ball while it’s still wet to add crunchiness to your candy.
  8. Let your truffles set by refrigerating them again for another 20 minutes.

Serve these irresistible Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls cold as a treat with coffee or dessert wine. They also make great holiday gifts wrapped up in cellophane bags tied with pretty ribbon loops. Enjoy!

Substitutions and Variations

 Who said truffles can’t be lemony? Try our Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls now!
Who said truffles can’t be lemony? Try our Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls now!

Looking to switch things up with your Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls? Well, you’re in luck because there are a variety of substitutions and variations available for this recipe!

First, let’s talk about the type of biscotti you use. While we recommend using almond or lemon biscotti, you can easily swap them out for any flavor you prefer. Chocolate or hazelnut biscotti will give your truffles a completely different taste. Get creative and try something new!

If you can’t find limoncello in your area, fear not! You can use any other type of liqueur that pairs well with lemon or white chocolate. Amaretto or even Grand Marnier would work well in this recipe.

For those who want a bit more texture, try mixing in some slivered almonds to the dough before rolling into balls. This will give your truffles a nice crunch.

If you’re feeling adventurous, try dipping your truffle balls in dark or milk chocolate instead of white chocolate. Or, swap out the white chocolate frosting for limoncello buttercream for an extra lemony kick.

And lastly, if you’re looking for a lower calorie version of this recipe, skip the white chocolate and instead dip your truffle balls in melted candy melts. You’ll still get that creamy texture without the added calories.

No matter which substitutions and variations you choose, these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls are sure to be a hit at any gathering or dessert table. So go ahead and get creative – the possibilities are endless!

Serving and Pairing

 A visually appealing addition to your dessert spread.
A visually appealing addition to your dessert spread.

Now that you have these delicious Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls ready, it’s time to think about how to serve and pair them. These truffle balls are perfect as an after-dinner treat, especially when paired with a nice cup of coffee or tea.

For a fancy presentation, place them on a platter and dust them with some powdered sugar or cocoa powder. You can even add some fresh berries like raspberries or blackberries for extra color and flavor.

When it comes to pairing, these truffle balls go well with sweet dessert wines such as Moscato d’Asti or fruity cocktails like a Bellini. They are also great alongside other desserts like cheesecake or tiramisu.

But I’ll let you in on a little secret – these limoncello biscotti truffle balls are so good that they can be enjoyed all by themselves! So feel free to indulge and savor every bite of this delicious treat.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 When life gives you lemons, make Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls!
When life gives you lemons, make Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls!

When it comes to these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls, you might find yourself wanting to make a whole batch in advance. Luckily, these truffle balls can actually be made ahead of time and stored properly for later enjoyment.

To make these truffle balls ahead of time, simply follow the recipe instructions and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. If you want to keep them even longer, you can freeze them for up to 3 months.

When it’s time to enjoy your delicious truffle balls, all you need to do is remove them from the refrigerator or freezer and allow them to come to room temperature for about 10-15 minutes. This will help restore their texture and flavor.

If you prefer warm truffle balls, you can reheat them gently in the microwave for about 10 seconds or until just heated through. Be sure not to overheat them, as this could cause the white chocolate coating to melt and lose its firm texture.

Overall, these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls are perfect for making ahead of time and storing for future enjoyment. So go ahead and make a big batch – they’ll keep well and taste delicious every time!

Tips for Perfect Results

 This treat is like a party in your mouth.
This treat is like a party in your mouth.

To ensure that your Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls turn out perfectly, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

First, make sure to crush the almond biscotti finely. Doing this will help to ensure that the biscotti crumbs mix well with the frosting and limoncello mixture, forming a dough that is easy to roll into balls.

Next, when mixing the frosting and limoncello with the biscotti crumbs, be sure not to add too much liquid. The mixture should clump together easily but should not be too sticky. If you find that the mixture is too soft, try adding more biscotti crumbs until it reaches a formable consistency.

When rolling the dough into teaspoon-sized balls, it may be helpful to wet your hands slightly. This will prevent the dough from sticking to your hands and make rolling easier.

It’s also crucial to make sure that your chocolate is melted properly before dipping the truffle balls. Overheating chocolate can cause it to seize up and become clumpy. I recommend melting chocolate in a bowl over simmering water or using a microwave in 30-second intervals for best results.

Lastly, don’t skimp on the lemon flavor! Adding fresh lemon zest or lemon juice can help enhance the taste of these delicious truffle balls. Savor each bite of this tasty treat and impress your family or guests with these amazing Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the white chocolate Limoncello biscotti truffle balls recipe is something you don’t want to miss out on. These truffle balls have a heavenly combination of lemon and white chocolate that will leave your taste buds wanting more. Plus, they are incredibly easy to make with simple ingredients that are readily available.

Not only are these truffles delicious, but they also make for great gifts, desserts, or snacks. With the festive season around the corner, you can make a large batch and impress your guests with these delectable treats.

So why wait? Grab the ingredients from the grocery store and let’s get started with making these divine treats! Remember to follow the recipe carefully, use high-quality ingredients and store them correctly so that they stay fresh for days.

Trust me; your friends and family will be delighted to indulge in these Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls!

Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls

Limoncello Biscotti Truffle Balls Recipe

Taking a cue from the popular "cake pop" phenomenon, these use Recipe #477342 and a touch more Limoncello to bind almond biscotti crumbs that get rolled into balls and coated in white chocolate.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: < 4 Hours, Canadian, Candy, Dessert, Easy, European, For Large Groups, Inexpensive, Nuts, Sweet
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 25 truffles


  • 200 g almond biscotti, crushed finely
  • 165 g lemon frosting (such as $notetemplate1$)
  • 3 tablespoons limoncello
  • white chocolate, for dipping


  • In a bowl, combine the biscotti crumbs, frosting and Limoncello until the mixture clumps together into a formable "dough".
  • Roll into teaspoon-sized balls and place on a plate.
  • Freeze 1 hour.
  • Dip balls in melted white chocolate and allow to set completely on waxed paper.

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