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Three Bonbon Filling Recipes

These are three outstanding fillings that you can use for bonbons: Earl Grey, passion fruit caramel, and vanilla dark chocolate ganache.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 48 bonbons filled per filling
Calories: 19kcal
Author: Stefani


Vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • 100 grams heavy whipping cream
  • 100 grams dark chocolate
  • 5 grams vanilla extract
  • 10 grams glucose you can also use corn syrup

Earl Grey Ganache

  • 350 grams heavy whipping cream
  • 15 grams Earl grey tea
  • 75 grams unsalted butter
  • 10 grams trimoline you can also use corn syrup
  • 500 grams milk chocolate

Passion Fruit Caramel

  • 25 grams glucose you can also use corn syrup
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 20 grams water
  • 100 grams heavy whipping cream
  • 100 grams passion fruit purée


Ganache Instructions (for Vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache and Earl Grey Ganache)

  • Bring cream to a boil in a saucepan on medium-high heat. If making Earl Grey ganache, place tea in a tea ball in the cream during the boil. Remove from heat as soon as the liquid begins to boil.
  • Place remaining ganache ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Pour hot cream into the bowl and stir until chocolate is melted and all ingredients are fully integrated.
  • Let ganache rest until ready to use.

Passion Fruit Caramel Instructions

  • In a small saucepan on medium-high heat, bring glucose, sugar and water to boil until they have a dark caramel color. Do not stir.
  • At the same time, combine the cream and passion fruit together in another small saucepan and bring to a boil on medium-high heat. Remove from heat as soon as the liquid begins to boil.
  • When the caramel is done, carefully mix in the cream and passion fruit. 
  • Let the caramel rest for at least 30 minutes before adding to the bonbons.



Nutrition information is for Vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache.


Calories: 19kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 16mg | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.3mg