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    I'm about to start melting chocolate to make DH valentine's choccies.

    But is it best to melt them in a glass bowl or a metal bowl (over pot of simmering water)?
    And do you use a rubber spatula or metal spoon?

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    I prefer using a glass bowl and a thin spatula. Metal bowls get too hot for be!

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    Either is ok just make sure they are heat proof! I use a spatula as you can scrape it out of the bowl easier!

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    Default Melting Chocolate

    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow road View Post
    I prefer using a glass bowl and a thin spatula. Metal bowls get too hot for be!
    I was about to say the same thing

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    Ooooh noooo!

    I melted my chocolate, did the mould, set it in the fridge, it popped out beautifully.
    I now have it on a plate with paper towel, but the chocolate (lid) has gone soft!

    I'm making a chocolate heart shaped box (to put small chocs inside).

    Have I done it wrong? How can I get it to stay hard?
    I want to wrap it in celophane and make it all pretty for DH for Valentine's Day

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    Default Melting Chocolate

    Could you try to use ice magic instead?

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    Default Melting Chocolate

    Freeze it?


 

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