How To Melt Chocolate In A Double Boiler
The art of melt chocolate can be a trick thing if you don’t know what you are doing. The last thing you would want to do is throw it into a pan and just put that on the stove. Chocolate can burn very easily. A double boiler is a bowl on top of a pot with water in it. It creates a seal and the steam gets trapped underneath to heat the bowl gently.
You can buy a double boiler but it is just a easy to make your own. You will need a pot and a ceramic, metal or glass bowl. You want to make the bowl fits right on top of the pot so it creates a seal. You only want to add a few inches of water, you never want the water to touch the bottom of the bowl. You will need to heat the water over medium heat. Once the water comes to a boil place your bowl with chocolate on top. You want to make sure no water gets in the bowl with the chocolate, this will case your chocolate to cease up. You will want to use a rubber spatula to keep scraping down the boil so the chocolate of the side of the bowl will not burn. Once the chocolate is melted remove the bowl from the heat.
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