Questions tagged [chocolate]

For questions about chocolate as an ingredient. Also includes questions about the use of other cocoa-based products and questions about chocolate drinks.

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chocolate fudge not having harder or sticky consistency

how to make a proper chocolate fudge, which is as shown in picture? I followed a recipe shown online, where condensed milk and chocolate chips have put in Microwave oven for 3 mins; and after ...
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Rocky road seized up?

I tried to make rocky road and stuck exactly to the recipe which called for butter and syrup to be added to melted chocolate..but very single time I added the butter to the chocolate it just seized up?...
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White chocolate mud cake with dark chocolate ganache?

I've been trying to find out if white chocolate mud cake would taste nice with a dark chocolate ganache. This is for a cake that I am making for someone (so I can't make a mistake) and need to find ...
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What's a good syrup for home-made chocolate?

I make my own chocolate from cocoa powder, cocoa butter, and syrup. The ingredients I was using a while ago were fine, I had success tempering and got the right kind of snap and texture. Now, using ...
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Chocolate sauce with nuts

Hi is anyone able to help me. I’ve been making chocolate suave from the cacao bean in a melanger. I add half nuts to make the sauce. It tastes beautiful however after a month of being stored within a ...
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Gritty Chocolate Ice Cream Texture

I made this recipe for dark chocolate ice cream. I did a double recipe, using 3 egg yolks + 1/2 cup cream instead of 12 egg yolks, and I left the cocoa nibs in until right before churning to try to ...
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what does it mean to temper chocolate? [duplicate]

When working with chocolate you often melt it down and let it harden in a new shape or on top of or around another ingredient. What does it mean to "temper" chocolate
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Chocolate fondant vs. liquid chocolate cake

What is the difference between chocolate fondant and liquid chocolate cake? They are quite similar and visually indistinguishable.
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How can I make better eggless scones? [duplicate]

I made chocolate scones using this recipe, using the milk/cream but leaving out the eggs because I'm vegan. The scones didn't come out soft. What might be the reason? Is there any substitute for the ...
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How can I avoid seizing chocolate? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can you melt chocolate without it getting wet? When tempering chocolate over a water bath, how can I avoid getting any droplets of water into the chocolate? These water ...
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Calories in a lava crunch cake

From where do the most of the calories in a chocolate lava crunch cake come from? From the crust or the molten chocolate that's inside?
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Cake Balls with Callebaut chocolate

I have an order for 850 cake balls. In the past I have used chocolate candy melt from the Bulk store. However I was offered a great deal on Callebaut chocolate wafers so I bought them. Please tell ...
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How do I get my chocolate mousse to be firm?

I need to pipe my chocolate mousse into chocolate Cups but the shape is not staying, how do I make my Mousse firm? I used the following ingredients in my mousse: caramel treat, cocoa powder, chocolate ...
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substitute for dairy products? [closed]

I am a cookery student. As a part of my course, I need to create dietary menus. I have chosen dairy free. Because I am allegy to dairy it can help me to understand how I can produce dairy free food. I ...
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Can milk chocolate plus cocoa powder substitute for dark chocolate?

I just got a smoking deal on milk chocolate and bought a bunch. However, I tend to like a darker chocolate flavor in my baking. I would like try to use the milk chocolate plus some cocoa powder (and ...
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Who Provides Sugar free chocolate? [closed]

My grandfather loves chocolate so much but he has a diebites so i want to buy a sygar free chocolate for him so anyone tell me from where i can buy it.
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how to stretch white chocolate to make truffles? [closed]

I have several bars of real white chocolate. The ingredients on the chocolate bars are, in the following order: Sugar, cocoa butter, milk, soy lecithin, vanilla There is no veg-oil listed in the ...