How do you melt baking chocolate on the stove?

Answer Use a double boiler...boiling water on the bottom and the chocolate on the top---otherwise the chocolate can scorch or separate.

Top Q&A For: How do you melt baking chocolate on the stove

When you try to melt the chocolate, is it possible to melt it by putting it in the microwave?

Yes it would, but I think the best way to smoothly melt chocolate is to place it in a bowl and then place that bowl into a saucepan of hot water. It melts slowwly and evenly and doesn't bubble or b... Read More »

How much baking chocolate is equivalent to baking cocoa?

Use 3 tablespoons cocoa plus 1 tablespoon of butter or margarine in place of 1 ounce of unsweetened chocolate. If the original recipe calls for cocoa and you want to use unsweetened chocolate, ded... Read More »

How do I melt chocolate?

Either on the stove top,in a double boiler, or in the microwave. If using a microwave cut the chocolate into small pieces and microwave at 30 second intervals taking out and stirring each 30 secon... Read More »

How to Melt Chocolate?

Chocolate is very easy to melt. It is also very easy to scorch, turning it crumbly and grainy and very easy to ruin through the accidental addition of water. Gentle heat, constant vigilance and sti... Read More »