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Arlene13

Chocolate truffle trouble shooting.

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My truffles are cracking and leaking even when dipped at room temperature. 

I am so frustrated! Also some centres are too soft to dip unless chilled or frozen, suggestions? Also anyone have a good butterscotch truffle recipe with no icing sugar or cream cheese involved?

thank you!

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they leak because the chocolate contracts as it sets, which squeezes the filling. Have you investigated pre-formed truffle shells?

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1 hour ago, Arlene13 said:

Also some centres are too soft to dip unless chilled or frozen, suggestions? 

 

Use less liquid (or more chocolate) in your ganache to make it firm enough to handle at room temp. Or use a mold and pipe the filling into chocolate shells. 

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