How To Make Chocolate Truffles

How To Make Chocolate Truffles Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from Phantasmic and more videos in the Candy & Sweets category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at www.howcast.com or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at www.howcast.com Whip up a batch of these sinfully delicious sweets for someone you love. It’s easier than you think. To complete this How-To you will need: 8 oz. good-quality, semisweet chocolate A sharp knife ½ c. heavy cream 2 tbsp. vanilla extract ½ c. unsweetened cocoa 8 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (optional) Cognac (optional) Shredded coconut (optional) Unsalted pistachios and hazelnuts, finely chopped (optional) Step 1: Chop the chocolate Chop the chocolate into small pieces with a sharp knife and put them in a medium-sized, heat-safe bowl. Tip: Use semisweet chocolate chips if you don’t want to bother chopping chocolate. Step 2: Boil the cream Put the cream into a heavy saucepan and bring it to a slow boil. Step 3: Combine cream and chocolate Pour the boiled cream over the chocolate and stir it gently until smooth, about five minutes. Stir in the vanilla extract. Tip: You can substitute cognac for the vanilla extract. Step 4: Refrigerate Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. Step 5: Sift cocoa Sift cocoa into a medium-sized bowl; then wash your hands. Step 6: Make chocolate balls Roll teaspoon
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How To Make Chocolate Lollipops

How To Make Chocolate Lollipops www.howdini.com Famous chocolatier Jacques Torres shares his easy recipe for chocolate lollipops. Try this with your kids. You’ll all have fun, and you can give the lollipops as presents if you don’t eat them first. Here’s a link to some molds to help you get started: www.amazon.com
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