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A question about a recipe: "Great Pumpkin" Truffles

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I have a question about the recipe ""Great Pumpkin" Truffles" from Oui, Chef. Is is possible to make these then freeze them? I'd like to make some to ship to friends, and I'm hoping freezing them will help them last longer. Thanks for your help!

asked by CarlaCooks about 3 years ago
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Monita

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added about 3 years ago

You could freeze them but it may cause discoloration of the chocolate

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added about 3 years ago

Thanks for your response, Monita. I think I'll just keep them in the fridge and hope for the best :)

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added about 3 years ago

Hopefully someone with more chocolate expertise than me can weigh in, but I think refrigeration may have the same discoloration effect as freezing. It's about the change in temperature. Unfortunately, I'm not sure what the optimal way is to store them.

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ChefJune

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added about 3 years ago

I don't generally ship truffles, and when I do, it's 2nd day air. Depends upon how you finish your truffles. If you go traditional and roll them in cocoa, (ir even ground nuts, powdered sugar or coconut) you can refrigerate them just fine, because the appearance will not be affected. If you've dipped them in tempered chocolate, you may experience some bloom on the coating.