Snowballs with a Twist

Creamy milk chocolate and hazelnut praline surprises in a snowball candy format
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooling time: 4 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Belgian
Keyword: candy, Snowballs
Servings: 100 St
Calories: 65kcal


For the filling:

  • 100 g cream
  • 1/2 pith of vanilla pod + the vanilla pod itself
  • 250 g milk chocolate
  • 50 g hazelnut praline
  • 100 g butter

For finishing:

  • 1 l tempered chocolate (for dipping – white is used here but anything goes)
  • 250 g powdered sugar (for rolling)


The filling

  • Mix the 250 gr tempered chocolate with the hazelnut praline and stir well.
  • Bring the cream and vanilla to a boil in a separate saucepan.
  • Pour the cooked cream and vanilla over the chocolate/praline mixture and stir well.
  • Add the butter in pieces and keep stirring until smooth.
  • Pour out the mixture onto a plate and place it in the refrigerator for several hours to cool thoroughly.

Spraying the filling

  • After cooling, remove the hard mass with a pallet knife and put it in a food processor. Mix well, and if necessary, warm the pot slightly with a hot air burner.
  • Put the mixture into a piping bag and pipe the snowballs onto a plate. Put them in the refrigerator to cool further.
    Spuiten van vulling sneeuwballen Jo Huys


  • Prepare a large bowl with enough powdered sugar and set aside enough tempered chocolate for dipping. You can use any kind of chocolate.
  • Remove the mixture from the refrigerator and make balls of the chilled filling.
  • Dip the balls in the tempered chocolate and then roll them through the powdered sugar.


Calories: 65kcal

source and inspiration – CVO Ghent – Simple Chocolate Course

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