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Burfee or Burfi Truffles

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Indulge in Indian Burfi Truffles. These heavenly treats are here to satisfy your sweet cravings and transport you to a world of exquisite taste!

Indulge in the Sweetness of Tradition with Burfee Burfi Truffles
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Burfee or Burfi Truffles

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Assembling and resting: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 20 balls 1x
  • Category: Appetizers and Snacks
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Diabetic


Indulge in the exquisite taste of our Burfee/Burfi Truffles. Made with love and the finest ingredients, they are the perfect treat for any occasion. So why wait? Grab yours now and let your taste buds embark on an unforgettable journey with these Sugar Alternative treats. Remember, life is short, eat the truffles.


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  • 2 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 2 cups Milk Powder
  • 1/3 cup Sugar/Sugar Alternative
  • Ground Elachi (1 Tsp to taste)
  • Rose Essence (1 Tsp to taste)
  • 56 Tbsp semi-sweet white and milk chocolate (for decorating as needed)
  • 2 Tbsp Ground Pistachio Nuts (for decorating as needed)
  • 2 Tbsp Ground Almonds (for decorating as needed)
  • 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Desiccated Coconut (for decorating as needed)


  1. Heat the ghee and cream on a low heat.
  2. Pour in the sugar and stir till it dissolves.
  3. Add in the elachi and rose essence.
  4. Add in the milk powder a little at a time.
  5. Stir until it has cooked and forms a soft mixture.
  6. Remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool a little.
  7. Once the mixture is cool enough to handle, shape it into small balls and place it on a baking sheet.
  8. Refrigerate to set.
  9. Melt your choice of chocolate.
  10. Once it is set, dip it into melted chocolate and decorate it to your liking.
  11. Enjoy!!


  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 264
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 117.8 mg
  • Fat: 13.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.7 g
  • Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
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Burfi Truffles: A Delicious Fusion of Indian and European Desserts

Burfi Truffles are a delicious and popular Indian sweet that can be enjoyed by anyone who loves the combination of creamy, nutty, and sweet flavors. These small, bite-sized treats are made from a mixture of milk powder, sugar, ghee, and various nuts and spices, and are often shaped into balls or squares.

These truffles are perfect for gifting to friends and family during special occasions such as Diwali or weddings, or for serving as a dessert at parties. They are also easy to make at home with just a few simple ingredients and can be customized to suit individual tastes by adding different nuts, flavors, or colors.

Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat to enjoy on your own or a unique gift to share with loved ones, Burfi Truffles are a delicious and easy-to-make option that is sure to please. So why not give them a try and discover the rich, creamy flavors of this popular Indian sweet?

What are Burfi Truffles?

Burfi truffles are a fusion dessert that combines the traditional Indian sweet, burfi, with the Western treat, truffles. Burfi is a type of fudge made with milk powder, sugar, and ghee. It comes in various flavors, including pistachio, almond, coconut, and rose. Truffles, on the other hand, are bite-sized chocolate confections made with chocolate ganache and coated in cocoa powder, chopped nuts, or sprinkles.

To make burfi truffles, the burfi is first shaped into small balls and then dipped in melted chocolate. The chocolate can be dark, milk, or white, depending on personal preference. The truffles are then garnished with nuts, rose petals, or edible silver leaves to add a touch of elegance and flavor.

Burfi truffles are a perfect dessert for special occasions like festivals, weddings, or parties. They are easy to make, require only a few ingredients, and can be customized to suit individual tastes. They are also a great gift idea for friends and family, as they are both delicious and visually appealing.

Overall, burfi truffles are a delightful fusion dessert that combines the best of both worlds. They are a perfect example of how different cultures and cuisines can come together to create something unique and delicious.

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2 thoughts on “Burfee or Burfi Truffles”

    • Hi Laurie, thanks for dropping in. Burfee, Barfi or burfi is a milk-based sweet from the Indian subcontinent with a fudge-like consistency. Its name comes from the Persian and Urdu word for snow. Barfi is consumed throughout India and Pakistan and is especially popular in North India and amongst the Indian community in South Africa.


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