Get creative with chocolate

//Get creative with chocolate

Get creative with chocolate

Create your very own Truffles

Please feel free to share or message your creations. We are hoping to select a few of the more interesting designs and make them in the shop giving you the credit for them of course. Enjoy!

 

A very easy truffle recipe. Use whatever toppings your imagination can create! They take only 15 minutes to make, a period of rest (30 mins-1 hour) then dipping 15 minutes. Use environmentally friendly packaging /equipment if possible.

Basic Ingredients (makes 12 small to average truffles)

150g dark or milk chocolate broken into pieces or other flavoured chocolate

40g cream

10 g butter

5g honey

 

Chocolate for dipping

200g chocolate (milk or dark) and broken into pieces

 

Optional 75g toppings for decoration:

You can just drizzle chocolate over the dipped chocolates with a fork or spoon creating stripes or swirls. Equally use dried fruit, nuts, seeds, cereal, coconut, sprinkles, mallow, coffee beans, nibs, fudge or other creations to make an intersting decoartion!

 

Method

1.Line a small shallow tray/tin with non stick parchment or suitable alternative.

2. Ensure decorations  are prepared and ready to use

3. Melt the 150g chocolate, cream, butter and honey in a bowl set over a saucepan of gently simmering water.( Ensure just melts using gentle heat).

4. Pour onto the non stick parchment  and leave for 30 mins

5. Spoon into a  piping bag and place cicular blobs or sausage shapes onto another sheet of parchment. If still runny follow the nexrt step 15 mins later-with clean hands roll into balls or sausage shapes.

6.Melt the 200g  chocolate in a bowl set over a saucepan of gently simmering water.( Ensure just melts and use gentle heat).

7. Take the bowl and place in a shallow tray of cold water, stir with a wooden spoon until thickens or is 30 degrees centigrade.

8.Using a fork dip the blobs of formed ganache in the chocolate and place on parchment.

9.Decorate immediately and leave until set.

6. Place in a box lined with parchment and tie with ribbon or place in bag and tie with ribbon

 

2020-06-28T19:32:06+00:00 June 28th, 2020|Chocolates & Truffles|