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Old 12-08-2007, 05:52 PM   #1
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How to reduce raspberries for truffles

so i found a recipe fro truffles here but it says to reduce them down. How do i reduce them down?

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Old 12-08-2007, 06:30 PM   #2
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Cook them with some sugar to boil off some of the liquid.
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Old 12-08-2007, 07:37 PM   #3
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Cook them with some sugar to boil off some of the liquid.
how do i know when enough liquid has been cooked off
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Old 12-08-2007, 07:50 PM   #4
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I'm not sure. When we tried making truffles, the issue was the ganache was too soft because of the liquid flavorings we added. I would shoot for a very thick almost pastey result.
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Old 12-08-2007, 09:03 PM   #5
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What about a raspberry extract or liquor or finely chopped dried raspberries.
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:44 PM   #6
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ok im gonna make them this Sunday for a friend. How should i do the presentation.??
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Old 12-09-2007, 04:56 AM   #7
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Are you making truffles as round balls or logs or what? Using a mould?

you can roll balls in chocolate lines (don't know the correct name but the sort in 100's and 1000's) or do a squiggly little line on top in a pink chocolate or white chocolate. Do the squigglies on a bar style too. Using a mould you can get those little bit of confectionery holly pieces that you can put at the base (top) of the mould before you pour your chocolate into.
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Are you making truffles as round balls or logs or what? Using a mould?

you can roll balls in chocolate lines (don't know the correct name but the sort in 100's and 1000's) or do a squiggly little line on top in a pink chocolate or white chocolate. Do the squigglies on a bar style too. Using a mould you can get those little bit of confectionery holly pieces that you can put at the base (top) of the mould before you pour your chocolate into.
Well they are the ones you form into round balls and then if you want to cover in coco.. I found the recipe on this site a while back and it sounds like a good treat for someone who is not feeling well. I just want them to look really good and pleasing. But at the same time some what simple. Thanx for all the help so far
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Are you making truffles as round balls or logs or what? Using a mould?
If you use a mold, they are not really truffles. The candy is supposed to mimic the black fungus that costs so much... and molded ones don't do that, altho they sure taste good.

...and after you cook your raspberries down, don't forget to run the puree through a sieve to remove the seeds!
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Old 12-10-2007, 03:23 PM   #10
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nope, im gonna make them the old school way.
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