[View the story "Cupcake Chat on White Chocolate Cupcakes" on Storify]Cupcake Chat on White Chocolate CupcakesI (Nichelle) hosted a twitter chat this afternoon. It was an international twitter chat with several of the people chatting lived in the UK, a few here in the US and one from all the down in New South Wales which is near Australia.Storified by CupcakesTakeTheCake · Sun, Sep 23 2012 14:59:24Welcome to #cupcakechat! Happy Sunday!CupcakesTakeTheCakeI plan to host monthly Twitter chats from now until the spring. Will do some holiday themed ones as well. The hastag will be #cupcakechat.Yesterday was National White Chocolate Day, so we're chatting about white chocolate cupcakes. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeNational White Chocolate Day is September 22nd and invented by Nestle company ins Switzerland. The first white chocolate was invented in 1930.- Punchbowl@cupcakeblog YAY glad to be here! #cupcakechatPamelaWhite chocolate chips can't be easily replaced with regular chocolate in recipes because they burn quicker. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeWhite chocolate is sweeter than regular chocolate. If you substitute, then you may want to use less white chocolate. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeHowever substitutions in the cake can be dangerous and not turn out right. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeIt's better to stick to white chocolate cupcake recipes instead of substituting white chocolate in chocolate cake recipes. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeQ1. What is your preferred white chocolate for baking? Baker's? Ghiradelli? #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeWhite chocolate is often sold in chips or in big chunks. If you are tempering the chocolate, then it good go big. Here's a link on how-to tempering chocolate. http://www.emerils.com/recipe/name/tempering_white_chocolate.htmlHaven't tried @elreychocolates but I just found them on twitter. It's Venezuelan chocolate. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeAnother white chocolates that are good to use is Valrhona.Q2. Is white chocolate going to more popular this autumn season? #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeI am seeing white chocolate paired with pumpkin and the fall spices like cinnamon, ginger. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeAlso white chocolate cream cheese frosting is a good upgrade on carrot cake cupcakes, sweet potatoes cupcakes as well. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeOh some more fall spices to consider: cardamom, star anise and nutmeg. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeOh, I forgot to mention white chocolate dipped pretzels on top of cupcakes! #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeCheck out the chocolate covered made by Fretzels. http://www.fretzels.com/Ever use Mozart white chocolate liqueur with cupcakes? @javacupcake did and here's a link to her recipe. #cupcakechat http://ow.ly/dVxVECupcakesTakeTheCakePlus, if you making cake pops, white chocolate is used more and more. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeQ3. What's your favorite white chocolate flavor combination? with berries? citrus? root vegetable? #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeRT @lifeissweetni: raspberry, coconut, and white choc is a great mix #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCake@cupcakeblog white chocolate peanutbutter !! Mmmm #cupcakechatPriya Tailor@cupcakeblog I'm planning on doing Baileys and white chocolate cupcake experiments soon ! #cupcakechatPriya Tailor@cupcakeblog I love white chocolate and passion fruit! Perfect combination in my opinion :)Miss Apple's Sweets@_MissApple @cupcakeblog something I made earlier a good combination http://pic.twitter.com/68FmZTBMCupkakeryWhite chocolate may not have all the nutrition as dark chocolate, but it can be combined with lots of different flavors. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCakeHere's a joke about #whitechocolate from a comedian I know here in NYC. #cupcakechat http://ow.ly/dVyFQCupcakesTakeTheCakeThanks to all you who joined on the chat. I hope you made some new Twitter friends. We'll do another chat in October. #cupcakechatCupcakesTakeTheCake
Storified by CupcakesTakeTheCake · Sun, Sep 23 2012 14:59:24
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