What makes chocolate melt?

Answer The melting point of chocolate is 36 degrees C, which is equal to the average body temperature of the human body of 96.8 degrees F. Any exposure to heat above this temperature will cause chocolate... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What makes chocolate melt

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 Do You Melt Chocolate?

Take a medium pot and put 1" of water in the bottom and bring it to the boil and reduce the heat to a gentle simmer.Using a SS bowl that will sit on the rim place your chocolate chips in to melt an... 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 »

Why does chocolate melt?

Chocolate is wonderful but messy, particularly if it's a hot day. Chocolate melts easily---including all over the eater---because its main component, cocoa butter, has a melting point that is lower... Read More »