Bailey's Truffle Shell Ganache
These truffles are a customer favorite year-round, but they are especially popular during the holidays. Chef Philippe uses Mona Lisa® Truffle Shells in this recipe and offers lots of tips and tricks for streamlining your truffle production.  
These truffles are a customer favorite year-round, but they are especially popular during the holidays. Chef Philippe uses Mona Lisa® Truffle Shells in this recipe and offers lots of tips and tricks for streamlining your truffle production.  
Shelf life:
3 Weeks
Conservation:
Between 8ºC - 16ºC (46ºF - 60ºF)
Containing: 2 Components
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Bailey's Ganache

Ingredients: Bailey's Ganache

  • 250 g
    Heavy Cream 35%
  • 300 g
    sugar
  • 50 g
    glucose
  • 30 g
    sorbitol powder
  • 1 piece(s)
    vanilla bean
  • 30 g

Preparation: Bailey's Ganache

  1. Heat the cream in the microwave to just under a boil and set aside.
  2. Combine the sugar and glucose in a saucepan and cook to a deep, golden caramel.
  3. Deglaze the caramel with the hot cream, then add the sorbitol powder and seeds from the vanilla bean.
  4. Pour the hot caramel mixture over the milk and Gold chocolates in a tall recipient.
  5. Mix with an immersion blender to emulsify.
  6. Blend in the liqueur.
  7. Agitate the ganache on the tabletop until it reaches 31°C/88°F.
  8. Transfer the filling to a piping bag and fill each truffle shell, leaving approximately 1 mm/0.4” at the top to allow for closing the shells.
  9. Allow the filled truffles to stand until the filling has set.

Tools

  • Cooktop
  • Saucepan
  • Metal Tray
  • Tall recipient
  • Immersion blender
  • Microwave
  • Piping Bag
  • Scissors

Finishing the Truffles

Ingredients: Finishing the Truffles

Preparation: Finishing the Truffles

  1. Using a stencil/closing tray, cap the truffles with pre-crystallized milk chocolate.
  2. Immediately remove the stencil, and allow the chocolate to set at room temperature.
  3. Coat the truffles by hand using pre-crystallized milk chocolate and immediately roll them in Mona Lisa® Bronze Shimmer Flakes.
  4. Allow to crystallize completely before packaging.

Tools

  • Spoon

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