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How to melt chocolate using a double-boiler

Learn an easy (and burn-proof!) way to melt chocolate in this quick how-to video.

Our assistant food editor, Irene Ngo, demonstrates how to melt chocolate using the double-boiler method. (Melted it this way, rather than directly in a pan, saves you from accidentally burning your chocolate.)

Try it out with these recipes:

Dark chocolate soufflé with hazelnut cream
Chocolate ganache
Cherry-almond florentines