Posts tagged with "chocolate"

chocolate flame truffles
I took out my amazing flame truffle mould* from Silikomart and made a few pieces for my Christmas truffle collection. The recipes are very simple, but for the chocolates to shine and not to bloom you have to temper the chocolate*. My favorite method for this is with cocoa butter*. I have carefully melted the chocolate over a water bath and let it cool down to 33°C. Then stir in 1% cocoa butter* (i.e. 1g for 100g chocolate) until it has melted completely. For this it is useful to use a high...
fancy chocolate
After I made many gifts of truffles for Christmas last year, this year I am making homemade chocolate bars. For this you need molds* and of course chocolate*. I always use high quality chocolate* for such purposes, because you can really taste the difference when you eat it just pure.
chocolate bombs for hot chocolate
If you are always looking for new ideas for homemade gifts like me, this is the right thing for you. Homemade chocolate bombs for hot chocolate are a big trend right now. This makes every hot chocolate an unique experience. The effect is simply spectacular, and they are actually quite easy to make for anyone if you pay attention to a few basic things, but don't worry, I will explain everything step by step.
chocolate truffles - 10 different recipes
I wanted to make some chocolate truffles for a long time, but now I had the chance and you can find here 10 easy recipes for the perfect chocolate box, great as a present or to enjoy yourself. No worries, they are all easily made without big practice. Important is to use good chocolate* as it really makes a difference for the taste and your life will be so much easier to temper the chocolate. For some of them I used chocolate shells*, which I did not make myself, but if you like you can do this...