with Liz Gutman & Jen King
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Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More

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Overview

Achieve delicious results when you learn how to make chocolate candy with step-by-step guidance from Liddabit Sweets co-owners Jen King and Liz Gutman. Get started by making your best ganache yet and transform that ganache into tempting truffles. After that, melting and tempering chocolate is made easy with Jen and Liz's tips for achieving a smooth shine and a crisp snap. Next, uncover the secrets to perfect chocolate-dipped cookies, strawberries and even bacon, and confidently mold chocolate into fun shapes. Then, master the classic bonbon, with a delicate chocolate outer shell and luscious fillings. Finally, learn all about how chocolate is made and what to consider when purchasing chocolate for candy-making.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h38m

Included in this Class

1. Ganache
22m

1. Ganache

Meet professional chocolatiers Jen King and Liz Gutman, and learn more about the techniques covered in your class. Then dive right in as they show you how to make a smooth, luscious chocolate ganache that will form the basis for decadent truffles and other yummy stuff. Liz shows how to work with different kinds of chocolate, add flavor and troubleshoot any difficulties.

2. Chocolate Truffles
18m

2. Chocolate Truffles

Continue working with ganache as Liz demonstrates how to make truffles, either by scooping or piping. Learn how to work with a piping bag, shape the truffles and coat them with cocoa powder or sprinkles.

3. Melting & Tempering Chocolate
29m

3. Melting & Tempering Chocolate

Tempered chocolate has a smooth shine, a crisp snap and doesn't melt in your hands. Jen shows you how to temper chocolate like a pro to make candies and decorations that you can serve right away or store for later. The process is not as finicky as you might think -- patient stirring is the key!

1. Ganache

1. Ganache

2. Chocolate Truffles

2. Chocolate Truffles

3. Melting & Tempering Chocolate

3. Melting & Tempering Chocolate

4. Dipping & Enrobing

4. Dipping & Enrobing

5. Molded Chocolates

5. Molded Chocolates

6. Filled Bonbons

6. Filled Bonbons

7. Chocolate 101

7. Chocolate 101