07/07/2015 15:54 BST | Updated 07/07/2015 15:59 BST

How To Melt Chocolate - Without Burning It - Using A Bowl Of Water

Melting chocolate until it's silky smooth can be a tricky skill to master.

Put chocolate directly over a high heat on the hob and you risk burning it, which can give your bakes a bitter taste. Blast chocolate in the microwave and you may end up splitting it, giving your food a lump consistency.

But melting chocolate doesn't have to end in disaster. The above video by GastroLab.TV demonstrates how to melt chocolate properly using a bowl of warm water.

Now all you need are some strawberries and marshmallows for dipping!


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