CHEF 2470 - Classic Chocolates & Confections Credits: 3
This course will focus on chocolate and confectionery techniques in relation to ingredient function and the production of chocolates and confections. Theory and practice will include tempering of chocolate, which is the process of melting and pre-crystallization of the cocoa butter. Students will apply their knowledge of these concepts in daily production of a wide range of chocolates and confections. Truffles, hand dipped and shell molded chocolates with nut-based centers, jellies, and aerated confections are produced. In addition student will learn techniques of various sugar decorations and pastillage. A three part centerpiece will be produced as their final project which will include sugar decoration, pastillage, and chocolate confection elements.
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