THE distinct flavor of langka (jackfruit) embraced by the creamy goodness of white chocolate in a delightful bite-sized treat called Langka Truffles… It is one of the featured recipes in Chef Gene Gonzalez’s newly launched cookbook called Modern Philippine Confections: Tropical Island Flavors and Treats. It was also on the merienda buffet of Café Ysabel during the recent book launch.
1-1/2 cups white chocolate, finely chopped
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp. langka flavor
3 Tbsps. butter
1. Melt chocolate over simmering water or in microwave oven.
2. Remove from heat and add all other ingredients.
3. Stir until melted. Place the mixture in a mixer and cool.
4. Chill for 15 minutes, then mix again.
5. Chill to set.
6. Scoop to desired sizes.