Ok, so I've been making pralines as an amatuer for some time now. I have read countless books and have worked with hundreds of pounds of chocolate thus far. But I still ask my self about precoating…Continue
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"Hi Lizzy: Never dip, just roll. And as you get more proficient at it, try rolling two together and then three. Just spread them out in our hand. The first roll doesn't necessarily even have to completely cover the ganache. That way it has some…"
Thanks for your reply. My chocolates turned out very well but the chocolate I used for dipping I think WAS too viscous. It used to work great when I didn't pre-coat and now it's too thick (but then I had cracking). Although the…"
"You have it down pat..... you discovered the secret yourself. Twice dipped... no need to thin the chocolate and definitely not an additional coat over that. There's nothing worse than having to bite through a thick coating to get to the…"
Ok, so I've been making pralines as an amatuer for some time now. I have read countless books and have worked with hundreds of pounds of chocolate thus far. But I still ask my self about precoating truffle centers first. I have had so many problems with chocolates cracking in the past. Infact, today I was precoating chocolate using a dipping fork and my chocolates still cracked! I then decided to put some thinned chocolate in my hands and roll the glorious little balls of chocolate. …See More
"Howdy! I've had a small cake & confectionary business in Peoria Illinois just under a year now and I'm loving it. I've been amazed at the growth of my small business. I just do it part time but there are no "good"…"
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