Nutty Tempered Chocolate Easter Eggs

by

Tenina Holder

Posted April 5, 2022 (Last updated April 5, 2022)

Serves

4

Total Time

40mins

Calories

719

This recipe all starts with melted Couverture chocolate. Couverture chocolate is very high-quality chocolate that contains a higher percentage of cocoa butter (32–39%) than baking or eating chocolate. This addi...

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    Ingredients

  • Hazelnuts icon
    Hazelnuts100 groasted, coarsely chopped
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate350 g
  • Chocolate icon
    Chocolate50 g
  • Edible gold dust powder icon
    Edible gold dust powderas needed
    Method

  • 1. Add dark chocolate to the TM5 bowl
  • 2. Heat for 15 min, 50°C, speed 2
  • 3. Add the extra 50g chocolate into the melted chocolate (not on top of the blades)
  • 4. Stir for 10 min, speed 1
  • 5. Stop occasionally and push the chocolate back down into the base of the Thermomix bowl as required
  • 6. How to test if it is correctly tempered:
  • 7. Dip the tip of a spatula into the chocolate and leave it on a silpat mat at room temperature
  • 8. Stir the chocolate as needed whilst it cools on speed 1
  • 9. Transfer chocolate mixture to demisphere mold
  • 10. Add hazelnuts to the demisphere mold
  • 11. These should set within 10 minutes in the fridge and drop right out if tempered correctly
  • 12. Decorate with just a brush stroke of gold or silver dust using a clean eyeshadow brush

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