Truffles

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by jenks377, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. jenks377

    jenks377

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    Sorry I am not sure how to make the picture smaller.  Anyways, I made cookie dough truffles over the holiday season and it was my first time ever making truffles.  They tasted pretty good although I am looking for an tips or suggestions appearance wise.  Since it was my first time making truffles I probably should have looked around for some tips beforehand but instead I leaped into it.  I was just wondering if any of you have tips on how to make the truffles more smooth, and ball shaped.  I got lucky and made a couple of nice looking ones, the others were lumpy so I used chocolate, and coconut to distract from the appearance. 
     
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    are you shaping them by hand b4 dipping them in chocolate ?  is your chocolate for dipping too thick ?  did you try and stick them in the freezer (shaped balls) b4 you dipped them in chocolate ?   I am just trying to figure out what could have been the cause..

    don't worry about the size of the photo... I like big pictures.
     
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    Sorry for the delay in replying

    I did shape them by hand before and then I put them into the fridge for an hour. I did find that I had to make sure the chocolate was pretty runny, therefore also pretty warm for better results.  I was simply dropping the balls into the chocolate and using a spoon to place them back onto the cookie sheet.