How To Melt Kinder Chocolate

Melt Kinder Chocolate

There are a number of effective ways you can use to melt kinder chocolate. Depending on what you want to use the kinder chocolate for, each method has its own advantages and drawbacks. Some of the most effective ways to melt kinder chocolate include using the microwave, on the stovetop or using hot water. Below are some of the different ways you can apply to melt kinder chocolate.


The Microwave Method

The microwave method is one of the easiest ways of melting kinder chocolate. This method is simple and quick. Simply follow the following steps.

What You Need

  • A microwave safe dish or bowl
  • Your kinder chocolate
  • A non metallic spatula

Steps for Melting Kinder Chocolate In The Microwave

  • You can unwrap your chocolate and put it in a microwave-safe dish or bowl,
  • Set your microwave to about 50% power or low heat and place the chocolate to heat up.
  • Remove your kinder chocolate from the microwave and stir it.
  • If you did not get the desired results put your chocolate back in the microwave and repeat the process for another 30 seconds or so
  • Take out your kinder chocolate and use it as desired,

Make sure that you keep an eye on your chocolate because each microwave is different. It may be tempting to simply leave your chocolate in the microwave but make you sure you take out your chocolate and stir it regularly for the best results. Also, make sure that you do not melt your chocolate at a heat that is too high.

The Stovetop Method

The stovetop method is another effective way to melt your chocolate.  It is just as quick and effective as the microwave method. Do take extra precautions when making use of the stovetop method to melt your kinder chocolate.

What You Need

  • A small pot or pan with a bowl if you do not have a double boiler
  • Your kinder chocolate

Steps For Heating On The Stovetop

  • Unwrap your chocolate
  • Put some water inside your pot or pan and place your bowl over your pot or pan. If you are using a double boiler put some water inside the bottom pan.
  • Set your stove to medium heat and let the pan/pot heat up
  • Place your kinder chocolate inside the double boiler over barely simmering water/ put your chopped chocolate inside your bowl
  • Ensure that the bottom part of your bowl does not touch the water inside your pan or pot
  • Stir your kinder chocolate gently until it has completely melted.
  • Use of a heat-safe rubber spatula to scrape the sides of your bowl as you stir your kinder chocolate

The Water Bath Method

Another effective method for melting chocolate is using a hot water bath. This method is also quick and effective. Also, the water bath method is ideal for melting multiple chocolates all at once.

You Will Need

  • A slow cooker
  • Mason jars
  • Kinder Chocolate

Follow These Steps

  • Unwrap your chocolate and chop it. You can leave it whole if it fits the mason jars
  • Fill up a slow cooker with some hot water
  • Set your heat on medium and leave the lid off
  • Put your kinder chocolate inside large mason jars
  • Put wide-mouth mason jars inside the water
  • Ensure that no water gets inside the mason jars
  • Leave your slow cooker with the lid off for 20 to 30 minutes for the chocolate to melt
  • Take out the mason jars when you get your desired results

The Slow Cooker Method

The slow cooker method is also one of the best ways to melt your kinder chocolate. It is also perfect for melting chocolate in large batches.

You Need

  • A slow cooker
  • Your kinder chocolate

Follow These Steps

  • Unwrap your kinder chocolate
  • Place the chocolate directly into the slow cooker
  • Set your cooker to low to medium heat depending on the results you want
  • Cover your cooker and let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes
  • Stir your chopped chocolate until you get the desired results,
  • Switch off your cooker take out your chocolate

The Sandwich Bag Method

The sandwich method is another effective way for melting kinder chocolate. The sandwich method is also perfect for drizzling and decorating with the melted chocolate.

What You Need

  • A plastic
  • Your kinder chocolate

Follow These Steps

  • Unwrap your chocolate and place it inside the plastic
  • Seal the plastic bag completely
  • Put the plastic bag inside some warm water
  • You can place the plastic bag inside another plastic bag to ensure that water does not sip in
  • When the chocolate has melted use a scissors to cut a small corner of the bag in order to drizzle it

Tips For Melting Kinder Chocolate

If you decide to chop your kinder chocolate do it with a knife and not hands. That way your kinder chocolate can melt evenly. Also, controlling heat is important because when exposed to too much heat too fast, your chocolate may get an icky, grainy texture or it can burn completely. Make sure that you cook your kinder chocolate on low heat. Also stir your chocolate with a non-metallic spatula for best results.

Uses Of Melted Chocolate

There are so many uses of melted chocolate

  • Dip: You can use your melted kinder chocolate for a light dessert,

Melted kinder chocolate can make a good dip for your favourite fresh or dried fruits,

Simply put the melted chocolate on a parchment paper; add sprinkles and then, let it stand until the chocolate has set.

  • Drizzle: You can also use your melted kinder chocolate as a drizzle,

This will work best for waffles, milkshakes, or homemade candies. Simply drip, drizzle, or splatter your melted kinder chocolate on top.

You can also use coloured chocolates to make the decoration pop.

  • Decorate: Just like any other chocolate, you can use your melted kinder chocolate for decorations if you have a birthday or a special event.

Make use of a sandwich bag to create your DIY piping bag. You can use your melted kinder chocolate for icing as well. You can also use your use your kinder chocolate to write a special message on top of your cake or add a nice design.

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