3 Methods For Perfectly Melted Chocolate

Written by Lee Dobbins


Melting chocolate for baking is an exacting task, if not done perfectly you can end up with a burned or grainy mess and ruin whatever you are baking. Below are 3 methods for melting chocolate, each can be successful in itís own way and you need only pick a method that works for you and get cooking!

In The Oven

Chocolate can be melted inrepparttar oven quite easily but you will need to be very diligent about watching it. Itís easy to get caught up in your other baking chores and not realize that you have overheated it until it is too late. To melt chocolate inrepparttar 113082 oven, heatrepparttar 113083 oven to 110 degrees. Choprepparttar 113084 chocolate and place in a dish insiderepparttar 113085 oven. Keeprepparttar 113086 door open and check regularly. It will take about an hour to melt thoroughly.

Double Boiler Method

This tried and true method uses two pots or a special double boiler pot. The bottom pot has about an inch of water in it andrepparttar 113087 top pot is a bit smaller and rests onrepparttar 113088 bottom pot. The water should be heated to just below a simmer. Choprepparttar 113089 chocolate and put it inrepparttar 113090 top pot. The chocolate should be stirred until melted and you must be very careful not to get any water mixed in withrepparttar 113091 chocolate as this will make it grainey.

Tasting Wine

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Wine Tasting Component I: Look

The first step you have to undertake in wine tasting is visual.

1. Fill uprepparttar glass up to 1/3 of its volume; never fill it more than half;

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