Roasted White Chocolate

Discussion in 'Professional Pastry Chefs' started by jellly, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. jellly

    jellly

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    This seems to go against what I thought I knew about chocolate, but I have been hearing of some pastry chefs in NYC roasting white chocolate, so I wanted to try it myself.  

    It was very easy to do, about 45 minutes for my oven - here is a link to the steps I followed - http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2009/06/caramelized-white-chocolate/

    The finished product is quite delicious and I am planning to find a way to incorporate it into a dessert.  I can't wait to play with it.  Is anyone out there using it?
     
  2. chefpeon

    chefpeon Kitchen Dork

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    I'm not right now, but you bet I'm going to!

    I bet it tastes like Dulce de Leche.
     
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  3. petalsandcoco

    petalsandcoco

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    Thank you so much for the great idea Jelly ! I am going to try this on sunday with my ice cream machine, swirl it in with chopped pecans ....experiment a little....see what else I can do...

    Petals.
     
  4. blwilson2039

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    I first saw that done during a Valrhona demo. It does impart a dulce de leche flavor and is quite tasty. All you have to do is make sure it's on low temp and keep an eye on it. But it should turn a nice tan color when it's done. And the aroma will tell you when.