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alcohol in chocolate by volume

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clay Gordon Apr 3, 2011. 3 Replies

Can someone tell me how to figure out what percent of alcohol by volume is figured out when making a batch of truffles? Say I am making about 10 truffles using pre-made shells.  About  1/2 cup…Continue

 

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Clay Gordon replied to Carol Bersch's discussion alcohol in chocolate by volume
"Carol: It's easier if you do everything metric and my recommendation is to weigh everything: get away from volumetric recipes. This relies on the fact that in the metric system, for these purposes, 1cc = 1ml = 1gr (close enough; it's…"
Apr 3, 2011
Carol Bersch replied to Carol Bersch's discussion alcohol in chocolate by volume
"Thanks Clay.  I am sorry I didn't make myself very clear.  I do add my liquors to the ganache and mix really well to incorporate before filling the shells.  I use a nice chocolate for the ganache.   My measurements were just…"
Apr 3, 2011
Clay Gordon replied to Carol Bersch's discussion alcohol in chocolate by volume
"Carol: The usual method of production is to add the alcohol to the ganache and then pipe the flavored ganache into the shells, wait for the ganache to crystallize, and then enrobe. The right amount to add is to taste and would depend on a…"
Apr 2, 2011
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alcohol in chocolate by volume

Can someone tell me how to figure out what percent of alcohol by volume is figured out when making a batch of truffles? Say I am making about 10 truffles using pre-made shells.  About  1/2 cup ganache with about 2 - 4 TBLS liquor poured into the shell, then dipped in chocolate. Thanks,Carol   See More
Apr 2, 2011
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The first time making liquor truffles!
My favorite chocolate is:
Ghirardellli

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