Storing Truffles

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Storing truffles properly is essential to maintain their rich flavor and smooth texture. Whether you have homemade truffles or gourmet chocolates from a store, extending their shelf life without compromising quality can be a bit of a challenge. If you find yourself with more truffles than you can consume within a few days, freezing them is a viable option. However, it's crucial to follow specific steps to prevent the formation of condensation, which can alter the truffles' delicate consistency when brought back to room temperature.
Storing Truffles

Best Way for Storing Truffles

This guide provides detailed instructions on how to freeze and thaw truffles effectively, ensuring they remain as delightful as the day they were made.


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Use the guidelines for the shelf life of a truffle.

Shelf Life of a Truffle If the truffles will not be eaten within the given days, truffles may be placed in the freezer. However, lower storage temperatures are risky when the truffles are brought back to room temperature. Condensation may form on the truffles. For best results, place the truffles in a candy box that is lined with plastic wrap. Wrap the entire box with plastic wrap, and then a layer of foil. Place in the freezer for up to two months. Bring the chocolate to room temperature before unwrapping the box.

Information and image taken with permission from Autumn Carpenter's Book, All About Candy Making. All rights reserved.

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