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Chocolate Raspberry Truffle

Chocolate Raspberry Truffle

So, for years.... the little Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Tuffles have been a favorite of mine....
I wanted to see if I could replicate... (what a foolish girl I am) The Ganache did not set up really firm (which is probably because I used choco chips instead of expensive fancy chocolate... then the problem of the jelly candy center... I took some homemade raspberry jam and added unflavored gelatin... the texture is just about perfect, but the color came out more pink than red... I guess if I wanted to go for the ultimate presentation, I could just add a little red dye number 2 (gads)....
All in all not a bad experiment, but to serve, I think I will need to dip in hard chocolate, as the texture is wonderfully melt in your mouth tasty, but doesn't hold up very well to room temperature....

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
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Cindi Smith17-Dec-2010 15:56
Good grief, are busy, busy, busy! And, all these gifts made with love. Can't beat it! :)
silvia marmori17-Dec-2010 12:24
mmmmmmmmmmm red and chocolate..
two of life's pleasures..
Dave Hein17-Dec-2010 08:33
This sort of thing is tempting me these days too.
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