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My husband and I have been making chocolate truffles since 1997. For many years they have delighted friends and family. Over the years it became clear that our champagne truffle was the most popular, and has provided the name for our shop.

We also make truffles using Frangelico, Bailey's, Peppermint Schnapps, Grand Marnier, and Kahlua. Our candies include chocolate covered homemade caramel, marshmallow, and a delicious combination of the two called scotchmallows.

We have tried different chocolate brands, but selected Callebaut several years ago as our preferred choice. It is rich and flavorful, has excellent texture, and is reasonable to work with. You may occasionally see a bit of 'bloom' on the chocolates, but this does not effect the flavor or texture. It does tell you that we use real chocolate that is tempered in small…

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  • Born on April 15
  • Joined January 15, 2010

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My husband and I have been making chocolate truffles since 1997. For many years they have delighted friends and family. Over the years it became clear that our champagne truffle was the most popular, and has provided the name for our shop.

We also make truffles using Frangelico, Bailey's, Peppermint Schnapps, Grand Marnier, and Kahlua. Our candies include chocolate covered homemade caramel, marshmallow, and a delicious combination of the two called scotchmallows.

We have tried different chocolate brands, but selected Callebaut several years ago as our preferred choice. It is rich and flavorful, has excellent texture, and is reasonable to work with. You may occasionally see a bit of 'bloom' on the chocolates, but this does not effect the flavor or texture. It does tell you that we use real chocolate that is tempered in small batches. We never use waxy coating chocolate.

I am fortunate to be able to share commercial kitchen space with the great owner of Super Suppers in Fremont California. Thanks so much for helping out another small business!

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