How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler

By LeafTV Contributor

How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler. Improvise a double boiler, if you don't already have one, with a saucepan and bowl. Then follow these tips from Nestlé Toll House and become a masterful baker.

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How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler
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How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler

Step 1

Fill bottom of double boiler with water and place on low heat.

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How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler

Step 2

Place chocolate chips or coarsely chopped chocolate in the top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water and allow it to melt. Do not cover.

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How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler

Step 3

When most of the chocolate is shiny, stir until smooth.

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How to Melt Chocolate in a Double Boiler

Step 4

Remove top of boiler from heat.