Bing-O Cherry Truffle
36 ripe bing cherries, pitted
8 oz (Solo) almond paste
2 Tbs black cherry concentrate
10 oz 72% (E. Guittard) chocolate couverture, chopped
Stir almond paste and black cherry concentrate together till marbled nicely.
Carefully stuff ripe cherries with the resulting 'cherry marzipan.'
Meanwhile, gently melt couverture and keep melty over warm water.
Carefully dry each filled cherry before dipping to coat or partially reveal the cherry, as you like.
Plate and enjoy immediately. These are ephemeral delights!
Pairs Well With
Juicy red, ripe bing cherries herald summer with a flourish. These beauties are stuffed with cherry marzipan then dipped in fine courveture, just perfect after a lazy picnic lunch by the lake.