"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-09-2008, 09:28 AM   #1
Senior Cook
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: yokohama, japan
Posts: 187
Question ISO helps/tips for dipping strawberries in chocolate (with alcohol in the center)


I bought some strawberries with the intent on (double) dipping them in chocolate. I've always wanted to try injecting the strawberries with either brandy or strawberry liquor then dipping. My question is has anyone ever tried this and how did it turn out? I've done this with cream before with good results. I'm hoping that the alcohol will start to break down the fruit inside and make the center partly liquid. Any thoughts?


whole milk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2008, 09:41 AM   #2
Chef Extraordinaire
suziquzie's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: MN
Posts: 11,488
Send a message via AIM to suziquzie
I've never tried but I'm thinking the best bet would be to dip once, inject, then dip again.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
suziquzie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2008, 04:32 PM   #3
Head Chef
Saphellae's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Kingston, Ontario
Posts: 1,611
What would you use to inject?
Saphellae is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2008, 06:32 PM   #4
Senior Cook
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: yokohama, japan
Posts: 187
Originally Posted by Saphellae View Post
What would you use to inject?

I do 3D mat work (as a hobby). There are various syringes used to carefully and thinly apply the silica gel. They're not needles; the tips are plastic and extend out like a needle. They're available at arts and crafts stores and useful for candy making.
whole milk is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:38 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.