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Old 12-18-2011, 11:08 AM   #11
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I think I made a mess up. Does it matter if I use milk or plain chocolate?

I used the truffle recipe from uncle bob, but I dont think I left it long enough, after about an hour and a half It was still quite soft. So I stupidly decided to whisk it and now I have frosting lol.

I'll try again today just need some more chocolate.
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Mattche dark choc with high coco fat content will set better.
Bolas is correct. For this recipe (the one I call Twuffles for Uncle Bob), I only use high quality dark chocolate and heavy (whipping) cream. If your chocolate is less than 70%, add less cream. It should be set in a couple of hours.
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Old 12-18-2011, 11:25 AM   #12
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Darling does anyone use dark choco with less than 70%
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Darling does anyone use dark choco with less than 70%
Thanks, Bolas, I was up half the night with a sick dog - she's fine, I'm exhausted!

What I meant was, that any chocolate that is less than 70%, meaning NOT dark, you would need to use less cream, but it still may not set up correctly.
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Whew! Good to know LP. I just pulled out a block of Callebaut chocolate and was about to start! Its milk chocolate though so perhaps I'll wait and use the other stuff for your twuffles.
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:29 PM   #15
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Here is a good example of a Milk Chocolate Truffle. It has cranberries in it, but you could just as easily leave them out. The cream is cut way back and they use butter which helps with the richness. I haven't tried it myself, but the recipe makes total sense to me!
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:57 AM   #16
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Tried it yesterday with dark chocolate and it set a lot better. Very nice very rich. Might try the milk chocolate one
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Chocolate Truffles - Need recipe I'd like to make some lovely chocolate truffles at the weekend, but the last time I made them they were very soft which made them very difficult to roll in things and had to be kept in the fridge as fear of just melting. What is the basic mix 50/50 chocolate and cream? If so is it 100g to every 100ml of cream? Also what's the mix for white chocolate truffles? As I've heard it's different to milk chocolate. Thanks 3 stars 1 reviews
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