字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Welcome to How to Cook That .net. I'm Ann Reardon. Today we're looking at how to make 4 different chocolate bowls using balloons as a mould. We'll also have 2 other videos looking at how to make them with ice and with a container as a mould. You can click on the channel link above where it says howtocookthat.net to go to those. So to get started we'll lookat how to make a dripped balloon bowl. You need to take your balloon, wash it and dry it, and then give it a light spray in cooking oil and then rub it in. And then for this chocolate bowl, I'm going to use chocolate melts. You can use block chocolate. If youre gonna do that, you need to temper your chocolate. There's a video on how to temper chocolate. If you want to see the other videos on this channel, just look in the top corner, click on the howtocookthat.net button and it'll take you to the other videos. Then you're gonna need a small bowl. That's small enough to put the base of the balloon in, so that the balloon will stand upright in the fridge, because we're going to put chocolate over the top. Now we need to melt our chocolate. As I said, I'm going to use chocolate melts. So I'm going to melt those in the microwave. 30 seconds, stir, 20 seconds, stir, 10 seconds, stir, and repeat the 10 seconds, stir, until they are completely melted. You have to keep stirring or they'll burn. And they need to be in a bowl that doesn't get hot. Once your chocolate is completely melted, take a small amount on a spoon, and just feel it on your finger, and make sure it doesn't feel hotter that your finger. If you put it on the balloon too hot, the balloon might pop and that will make a mess in your kitchen. Take your melted chocolate and put it in a star shape or a cross shape across the top of the balloon so that it can start to drip down the sides. Depending on how runny your chocolate is, you might need to give the balloon a bit of a shake to get it to go down the sides, or if it's very runny, it will drip down by itself. If they're not going in one direction, just tilt it in one direction and shake it slightly. Allow that to set in the fridge, and then get your white chocolate that has been melted and repeat the same thing. Put it across in a star pattern, and then again give it a shake to get it smooth. If any of the drips go down too long, just whipe it off to the length you want it to be, and give it a little shake to smooth it. If you want more of a marbled effect, you can put both chocolate colours on together without waiting for it to set in between. Once your bowl is finished, put a small amount of melted chocolate on some baking paper, and then place the balloon upside down onto that chocolate. And that forms then your base that going to hold it upright. Just in that very rubbery bit at the top of the balloon, just stretch that bit out, and get some scissors and make a very small hole in that piece. You don't want the balloon to pop, you want it to go down slowly. And as you stretch that little hole, it starts to go down a bit. Then you need to go under each one of the drips and loosen them away. Any drips that are too long, too skinny or too thin, they will snap. So don't worry if you lose some of them. Just try and loosen as many away from the balloon as you can. Once they're sufficently loose, you can let the balloon down a bit faster. You can see here that you lose a few of them that snap off, particularly the ones that are, as I said, that are very skinny or are too thin, they're going to break off. If there's one that you particularly wanted on the bowl, you can just melt the end of the chocolate, so have a look at your bowl, see if it looks uneven, then melt the end of the chocolate and just hold it in place until it sets back onto the bowl. And there you have your dripped chocolate bowl. Next I'll show you how to make a piped bowl also using a balloon. For this one I've made the balloon quite a bit smaller. And then you just want to make circles overlapping each other, going around the balloon, this makes quite a strong shape, because you don't have the drips that are just up the top on their own. And then smaller circles going around underneath that, so it gives strength to the design. Once that's ready, just place it on some aluminium foil or baking paper in the fridge to set. And once it's set again, make a small slit so the balloon can go down slowly, and just loosen it away from the chocolate. And there you have a nice little chocolate nest looking bowl. And you can fill that with your dessert and serve it like that. This is a decorated bowl that's be made using a balloon also. For this one you need to completely cover your balloon, apart from the top section with chocolate. If you have a large amount of chocolate, you could just dip it in, if not then just use a spoon to cover the balloon over. Then what you're going to do is give the balloon a bit of a shake or a bit of a jiggle to smooth it over. You don't want to do it too much or it will get too thin around the top, but just give it a shake so that it smooths out all those bumps and lumps. Place in on your baking paper. I'm going to put it on a bit of an angle rather than straight, you can do it straight if you would prefer. And then just hold it there til it sets a little bit, and pop it in the fridge. Then do the same as before, slowly let the balloon down, and then you're going to need to reach in and pull the balloon out of the inside of your bowl. To make the edges look a bit more pretty around the top of the balloon, we're going to take a hair dryer and put it on a hot setting, and just gently blowing to the side, and it will just melt the little top section edge there and make it fold inward. If you blow too much, you're going to melt the entire thing. Next we're going to take a piping bag with a different colour chocolate, so we're using the white chocolate here, and just start piping a filigree design. You can pipe any design you like. Just practice drawing the pen on paper first until you get something that you're happy with and confident that you can do, and then just do that onto your chocolate bowl to create a decorated effect. And once you've finished place that in the fridge to set and then you have quite a pretty looking bowl. The fourth one I'm gonna show you is a multi coloured bowl. Very similar to the dripped one, but we're gonna colour some of the chocolate using chocolate colouring, which is an oil based colouring, so it doesn't make the chocolate seize. To do the design that I have shown in the picture, make a target shape on your balloon with one colour chocolate and then generously pour the other choloured chocolate over the top. Then using the back of a smooth knife or a spoon, something that's not going to spike the balloon, just run it down the side of the balloon. This helps the two colours to run and give that sort of spider web patterned effect. Then if you've got any little gaps or holes, you can put a little bit more chocolate over to cover those, and then we're going to do, just like we did before on the other ones, give it a bit of a shake to smooth it over. And see here if you just give it a bit of a jiggle around, a bit of a shake, it smooths right out. You don't want to do it too much. Then have a look around your balloon, and if there's any edges where you think it needs another drip of chocolate, just using your spoon, just give a small amount on the side, and then again give it another little shake to smooth that off and pop it in the fridge to set. Then using the same method, make a small hole in the top of your balloon and let the air out slowly. And loosen each of those drips from the side of your balloon before you let the balloon down. Use the knife to push it further away. Again you're probably going to lose any really thin ones, they're likely to snap off, so you can try when you're designing it, to not allow them to get too thin or make them a bit thicker, or you can just be content that a few are going to break off and it'll still look ok. And then pull the rest of your balloon out of the inside, and you end up with this beautiful effect having the two colours on the inside. To make the bowl stand up, just put a small amount on some paper or some aluminium foil and put it on the top, and allow it to set. For more intricate designs, click on the links shown and you can find out two other ways of making chocolate bowls. Thank you to everyone who has subscribed and left comments and clicked like. Really appreciate it.