Today is Kentucky Derby Day, celebrate with these butter soft, sweet and creamy Kentucky Bourbon Chocolate Balls!
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
5 Tablespoons bourbon
Combine softened butter and powdered sugar until smooth.
Add bourbon and mix until incorporated.
Refrigerate the mixture for 1 hour.
Form the buttercream into 1 inch balls and place on waxed paper. Refrigerate until firm.
Transfer buttercream centers to a Ziploc freezer bag and freeze for several hours or overnight.
Dip into tempered chocolate and top with half a pecan.
Photo and recipe shared from: http://www.myownsweetthyme.com/2008/12/kentucky-bourbon-balls.html