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Can Choux Pastry be Refrigerated?

Choux pastry, known as a versatile dough, is the base for many pastries – from classic eclairs, profiteroles, craquelins, cream puffs, to savory entrées like gougères (cheese puffs).

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5 Types Of Fillings In Baking

Filling plays a significant part to make every single bite of your cake taste wonderful. Without any fillings, your cake will just be a plain sponge that’s one dimensional in terms of texture and taste.. There are many types of filling in baked goods, each giving your cake a different taste and...

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Does Cocoa Have Caffeine Like Coffee and Tea?

A cold rainy day calls for a cup of rich, decadent hot chocolate with biscuits on the side. However, have you ever wondered if cacao powder contains caffeine? You may be avoiding coffee and limiting your tea intake to cut down your caffeine, but how about chocolate? 

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How to Stop Chocolate from Melting? Here Are 5 Hacks You Can Try!

Do you find that your chocolate keeps melting? Messy to eat, sticky hands, and hard to handle, this just gets annoying. If you are out snacking on chocolate in a tropical country like Indonesia and the Philippines, it’s just natural that your chocolate melts more easily than the other time of the...

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How to Make Coloured Chocolate Shards That Don’t Melt

Great in taste and rich in texture, you can also make your chocolate pleasing for the eyes. Colored chocolate would be a fun and aesthetic way to decorate your indulgent bakes. Find out how you can make colored chocolate shards that taste good, are easy to handle, and are pleasing to the eyes!

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5 Edible Cake Decorations

Edible cake decorations are the best to increase the cake’s visual appeal. Some cake decorations can give a better taste and texture, not just the visual. Do you want to know what kind of edible cake decorations you can try for your business?

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Tulip Chocolate Recipe: Crepes with Banana and Chocolate Cream Filling

Finally, the time has arrived! Tulip Chocolate Asia has a special recipe using our chocolate pasta/filling product, Crepes with Banana and Chocolate Cream Filling.

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Tulip Chocolate Recipe: Hokkaido Japanese Cookies

Looking for the next brilliant idea for your cookie business? Tulip Chocolate has got a special recipe for you, Hokkaido Japanese Cookies!This cookie from The Land of the Rising Sun is a must try. It’s so delicious and has a soft texture on the inside. Of course, we’re using Tulip Chocolatier Dark...

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Why Does Chocolate Melt So Easily?

Our team at Tulip Chocolate is often asked, why does chocolate melt so easily? Most probably because people find their chocolate melt in their hands after a few moments, even at room temperature.

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Tempered vs Non-Tempered Chocolate - Which Chocolate is Preferable?

You can differentiate chocolate based on their ways of processing – tempered and non-tempered chocolate, or usually referred to untempered chocolate. Do you know the difference between the two and which one is more preferable to use in cakes and pastries?

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Healthy Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe Without Sugar

Chocolate buttercream frosting is the essential component, but many people don't like it or throw it away because they think it's unhealthy. Thence, why we don't just make a healthy chocolate buttercream frosting where everyone can eat it without any worries?

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How to Make Chocolate Spread with Chocolate Bar

Loving chocolate spread for your bread or biscuits, and inspired to make your own customized spread? We hear you. In this article, we will show you how to make a chocolate spread with a chocolate bar in just 5 minutes.

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Let's Try Hot Chocolate Bomb Recipe

The hot chocolate bomb recipe is one of the most popular chocolate beverage recipes requested by Tulip Chocolate’s customers. If you are keen to know as well, save this article as we will share a hot chocolate bomb recipe.

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2 Recipes to Make French Chocolate Crepes

Many culinary enthusiasts show huge love for French chocolate crepes, and who knows some of them might be your customers. Easy to make, yet can be quite a fancy dish when decorated well.

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How to Make Banana Chocolate Spread

Who can resist crepes or toast with banana and chocolate spread? As you nod with the majority of the people, you should already have this combination on your menu. Or else, you might be missing big time.

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Top Picks on Bittersweet Chocolate Desserts Recipes

Still can’t get over the taste of the bittersweet chocolate desserts from your favourite cake shop or cafe? Don’t worry, because you can make one at home.

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7 Fun Facts About Chocolate

Considering yourself a chocolate addict or chocolate expert? Or perhaps you are running a food business that revolves around chocolate? Then let’s go through some quick checks to see if you are familiar with these chocolate facts.

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Caramelized White Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Although two-season countries like Indonesia don’t celebrate winter or autumn, food business like restaurants, bakeries, cafes, still infuse the seasonal menu to attract customers. For instance, one recommended menu during the winter season is cake with caramelized white chocolate ganache.

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The Difference Between Fudge and Truffle

Some people still don’t know the difference between fudge and truffle. They think fudge and truffle are the same things. Are you one of those people who don’t know what is the difference between chocolate fudge and chocolate truffle? 

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

There are many variant chocolate cookies you can try to sell and one of them is chocolate thumbprint cookies. Did you ever hear about these cookies?

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Easy Butterless Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Everybody loves chocolate chip cookies! Unfortunately, not everyone has the privilege to binge on the delicious chocolate chip cookies since they contain lots of calories. As a bakery owner, you need to cater to your customers' needs. One of the best ways to fulfill your customers' demands for a...

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The Most Delicious Chocolate Mousse Recipe with Cocoa Powder

Delicious and decadent, chocolate mousse is one of the most popular desserts ever. It may be simple to make, but its rich chocolate flavor is certainly a hit among customers, especially those who are die-hard chocolate lovers. So, it's no wonder that so many cafes, bakeries, and restaurants offer...

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Delicious, Try This Chocolate Choux Pastry Recipe

Many people asked Tulip Chocolate for more pastry recipes, especially the chocolate choux pastry recipe. Chocolate choux pastry is one of the most difficult dishes, yet the most delicious one.

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Here Are Some Chocolates Cake Decorating Ideas for You to Try

Decorating your cakes is one of the best ways to increase their visual appeal. The key is to bring out your creativity. But what if you run out of cake decorating ideas? Not to worry; you've come to the right place!

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Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe With Cocoa Powder

There is an easy chocolate brownie recipe with cocoa powder you might want to try. With the recipe we are about to give in this article, you will be able to make a delicious brownie, just like the Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix, or just about the tastiest chocolate brownie you will...

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Chocolate Mystery, Is White Chocolate Really Chocolate?

It is still a mystery, is white chocolate really chocolate? Real chocolate has a brown color, so how can this type of chocolate have a white color? Is there any cocoa content in white chocolate?

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How to Make Chocolate Hazelnut Spread for Toast

As a bakery shop owner, you might want to know about how to make chocolate hazelnut spread. You can try to use your spread for toasts or sell it in a jar so customers can use it in their daily breakfast.

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How To Pipe Chocolate Ganache The Right Way

Do you know how to pipe chocolate ganache in the right way? If you don’t, Tulip Chocolate has the answer to share with you, a little trick to pipe chocolate ganache using some techniques that you might want to try.

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Easy Ways to Make 7 Beautiful Chocolate Decorations

Looking for a cute and adorable decoration idea for a cake? You are on the right website. Tulip has prepared interesting information on how to make chocolate decorations.

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Spice Up Your Business with These Easy Chocolate Drinks Idea

Who doesn't love chocolate? Everyone loves chocolate. Not only for pastries and cakes, but chocolate is also perfect for drinks. Aside from the classic hot chocolate, there are a lot of easy chocolate drinks ideas that you can create.

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Easy Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe, You Don't Even Need An Oven!

Molten chocolate lava cake is a delectable dessert that is bound to turn heads with its gooey center and chocolatey flavor. That's why many people are looking for a chocolate lava cake recipe. But some might get confused about how to make this dish because they don’t have an oven where they live.

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How to Make Hot Chocolate Less Sweet

The cold weather calls for a drink that warms your body. That's why hot chocolate is the best drink to give a comfortable feeling at home.

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How to Make Chocolate Dipped Strawberries: Homemade Style

Dessert can come in many shapes and sizes, different combinations of fruits, sugar, cream, pastry, or chocolate. One of those combinations is chocolate-dipped strawberries. This delicacy has been enjoyed by many people from different cultures, countries, and backgrounds. Their tart and sweet and...

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How to Make a "No-Fail" Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Did you know that it’s not difficult to successfully make chocolate chip cookies every single time? In this article, Tulip has prepared a recipe for chocolate chip cookies you can follow in any kitchen, whether at home or in your business. This chocolate chip cookie recipe is simple and is suitable...

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How to Make Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Aside from chocolate chip cookies, chocolate crinkle cookies are a classic and one of the most popular Christmas cookies. They have a rich flavor with a fudgy consistency and texture, just like brownies. A trademark of the classic chocolate crinkle cookies is that you will feel the heavenly...

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How to Make Homemade Chocolate Bars

Are you looking to make homemade chocolate bars? Throughout this article, we will teach you how to make homemade chocolate bars in 4 easy steps. 

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5 Tulip Products You Can Turn Into a Chocolate Syrup for Pancakes

Love having pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? We do too! Up your breakfast game with something special - homemade chocolate syrup. It’s so easy to make your own chocolate syrup for pancakes, ice cream, or any dessert item that you want to create. Or, if you are already running a bakery or ...

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How to Make a Chocolate Frosting for Cakes Using Tulip Products

Contrary to popular belief, people do judge a book by its cover. And so do they when they look at a cake. The look and design of your cake are often the first selling point when a customer comes into your shop. And having a top-notch chocolate frosting will ensure the best “paint” to work with on...

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How to Make Simple Chocolate Mousse In Your Kitchen

In the mood to make a sweet and simple dessert? Don’t worry, Tulip Chocolate has got a special chocolate mousse cake recipe for you.

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A Simple Recipe for Chocolate Truffles

Are you looking for a simple, creative recipe for chocolate truffles? Homemade chocolate truffles are actually very easy to make, but people usually get intimidated by the difficulty in getting that perfect hard truffle shell. Some people barely nail shaping the truffle shells themselves, and in...

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Chocolate Chiffon Cake Recipe: How to Make It Soft and Moist

People nowadays are looking for the best chocolate chiffon cake recipe. The combination of the indulgent chocolate taste and the fragrant pandan aroma creates a perfect harmony in the form of a cake. If you are the owner of a pastry and bakery shop, this cake could easily be a best-seller if you...

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Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe Using a Microwave

Tulip has prepared an easy chocolate cupcake recipe only for you. Yes, you heard it right! Chocolate cupcakes are probably one of the easiest no-bake recipes, and a good start for your bakery business. And they sell well! Whether it's a set of three or a few dozen for birthday parties, people of...

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No Oven No Problem: Homemade Steamed Chocolate Cake Recipe

Many people are starting to look for a steamed chocolate cake recipe that they can make at home. With the pandemic making everyone stay at home for a long time, some people start to look for business potential in culinary, including pastries and bakery. But some might hesitate because they’re...

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How to Make a Simple Homemade Chocolate Paste

You can make your own filling with this easy chocolate paste recipe. If you want to build your own pastry and bakery shop, the first thing you need to master is the chocolate product. Chocolate is the easiest to make in any form. You can start your business by buying a bun or bagel and making your...

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Easy Chocolate Muffin Recipe with Tulip Chocolate

It is easy to try the chocolate muffin recipe from home. Unlike cupcakes, a chocolate muffin has a dense and more crunchy texture. It can be an option if you want to make something with less effort because it requires you no frosting. Also, chocolate muffins can be the ‘menu of the day’ at your ...

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How to Use Dark Chocolate for Baking | Beginners Advice

At Tulip Chocolate, we have a range of chocolate products that come in multiple forms, such as blocks, chips, sticks, fillings, syrups, drink mix powder, and cocoa powder. In this blog post, we are going to talk about how to use dark chocolate for baking. But before we do, it’s important to...

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The Ultimate Soft Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Soft chocolate chip cookies have been a recent craze in many countries. One of the first bakeries that started the trend is New York’s Levain Bakery in New York, which offers rich gooey chocolate cookies that are apparently to die for! In this article, we will show you how to make a similar soft...

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How to Make Moist Chocolate Cake

Having a moist texture is a must when it comes to baking a layered chocolate cake. The enemy of moist cake is dry cake! Throughout this article, we will share with you 5 simple tips to achieve a moist chocolate cake that can make your creation stand out as the most delicious moist chocolate cake in...

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Coffee & Milk Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Bored with the same old coffee and milk drink over and over again? In this video we take you through some unique ways to spark life into your coffee and milk drinks. Through the use of our Tulip 62 Dark Couverture Chocolate, we’ve uplifted the traditional coffee and milk drink. Making it fun and...

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How to Make The Perfect Chocolate Ganache Anytime & Every Time

Do you want to make delicious chocolate ganache, but don’t know where to start?

What is Chocolate Ganache?

Chocolate ganache is simply chocolate mixed with another fluid/liquid ingredient. More often than not, a chocolate ganache is made with cream, but it can also be substituted with milk, fruit...

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Proper Chocolate Melting Techniques for The Best Result

Ever faced chocolate melting problems such as lumpy chocolate? Or perhaps you keep burning your chocolate while melting? Do not worry! We will be covering methods that give you the perfect chocolate melting experience every time in any professional or home kitchen. At first glance, melting...

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3 Simple Chocolate Tempering Techniques That Applicable

Do you want to make your praline shinier? Or perhaps you want your chocolate bar to have that perfect snap when you bite into it? You will need two things:
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A Special Recipe for Delicious Chewy Brownie Cookies

As the name implies, this cookie is not just any other hard and stale cookie. Besides being delicious, Chewy Brownie Cookies have a soft inviting texture on the outside, and an enticing chewy sensation once bitten.

What's more, you only need two products from Tulip, which are the Tulip 62 Dark...

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5 Benefits of Using Compound Chocolate for Your Foodservice Business

Have you ever heard about compound chocolate and that it could be a great addition to your HoReCa (Hotel, Restaurant and Café) business? Or perhaps you are a home baker that wants to work with chocolate that is easy to handle and also delicious? Well, compound chocolate may be the answer.

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