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Oct 29, 2006 01:13 AM

help with chocolate dipping

need to know the best way when dipping peppermint sticks into chocolate as part of hot chocolate gifts for Christmas, how to do it so that the baker's rack doesn't peel off the chocolate or leave marks in it. need ideas!

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  1. You can use silpat, wax paper, or parchment paper to line your baker's rack. The chocolate may puddle a little bit on the bottom of your chocolate dipped goodies but at least your chocolate won't be peeled off.

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    1. re: chocokitty

      You can also use the bottom of a jelly roll pan that has been tightly wrapped with plastic wrap. It gives a nice shine to the choocolate.

    2. When I make chocolates, I use a fork as a dipping and holding utensil which allows the chocolate to drip through the tongs. Then I set on plastic wrap layed over a cookie sheet then freeze for a few minutes to set the chocolate. :)KQ