# Do you melt chocolate before putting chocolate fountain

## How do you melt chocolate for a chocolate fountain?

## How do I make my chocolate fountain flow smoothly?

In most cases, oil will be necessary to ensure a

**smooth**, even**flow**of**chocolate**through your**fondue fountain**. A good estimate is ½ cup of vegetable oil per 5 pounds of**chocolate**. Add**the**oil directly to**the chocolate**chips or callets in**the**microwave safe ziplock bag or bowl prior to warming.## How do you put a chocolate fountain together?

## How long does it take for a chocolate fountain to work?

The

**Chocolate Fountain**is able to melt the solid**chocolate**since it is a tempering unit, and it**takes**30 – 45 minutes for the**chocolate**flow to begin.## Can I use Cadbury chocolate in a chocolate fountain?

Yes, you

**can use**any**chocolate in a chocolate fountain**, but it has to be formulated to have a lower viscosity, or in simpler terms make it runnier. If you add melted**chocolate**to a**fountain**without thinning it out, it**will**clog your machine.## Do you need special chocolate for a chocolate fountain?

Yes,

**you can**use any**chocolate**in a**chocolate fountain**, but it has to be formulated to have a lower viscosity, or in simpler terms make it runnier. If**you**add melted**chocolate**to a**fountain**without thinning it out, it will clog your machine.## What chocolate works best in a chocolate fountain?

What

**Chocolate**do you use for a**Chocolate Fountain**? Without exception, the finest**chocolate**for a**chocolate fountain**is Belgian. You’ll find it is a superior grade that melts very easily at a low temperature which means the sugar it contains won’t burn.## What oil is best for chocolate fountain?

Use a neutral flavored vegetable

**oil**, such as safflower or canola**oil**, in your**chocolate fountain**. Its purpose is to alter the viscosity, not the flavor, of the**chocolate**. Add the smallest amount of**oil**you think you’ll need to the**chocolate**before melting.## Should I add oil to melted chocolate?

Before you

**melt**your**chocolate**,**add**a little vegetable**oil**. This will keep your**chocolate**from drying out. It can also fix slightly overheated**chocolate**! So next time you decide to dip**chocolate**,**melt**carefully, stirring frequently, and**add**a touch of vegetable**oil**to your**chocolate**to ensure perfectly dipped treats!## How much chocolate do I need for a small chocolate fountain?

## What do u put in a chocolate fountain?

The average serving size for a

**chocolate fountain**is 2 oz. per serving. Our 5 pound bags of**chocolate**hold 8 0z., thus, you will yield 40 servings in a 5 pound bag of**chocolate**. All you’ll**need**from this point is a reason to throw a party and a list of invitees.## Why is my chocolate fountain not flowing?

Dark

**chocolate**is the most bitter of the bunch, which means it matches**well**to**fruit**that is extra sweet.**Great**examples are banana, mango, figs, pears, and, of course, strawberries. That punch of sweetness will balance the bitterness and leave you with a harmonious bite.## Where do you put the chocolate in a chocolate fountain?

Cavetating

**Chocolate Fountain**A**chocolate fountain**that cavetates simply means that air is trapped in the center tube and is preventing the**chocolate**from smoothly**flowing**up. If this happens, turn off the motor and wait 15 seconds for air bubbles to rise to the surface around the base and at the top.## What can you do with leftover chocolate fountain chocolate?

Pour your melted

**Chocolate**into the centre of the**Chocolate Fountain**bowl at the base . Turn the dial or machine on to flow, the spiral drive inside will draw the**Chocolate**up to the top, and then the**Chocolate**will start to flow over the tiers with irresistible warm**Chocolate**. Start Dipping and enjoy !!## Can you run water through a chocolate fountain?

When the

**fountain**formula cools, it will harden. If the**chocolate**in your**fountain**happens to harden, you will have to reheat the**fountain**to melt the**chocolate**. You may reuse the**chocolate**after it has hardened and you may keep any**leftovers**in a container for future use.## How do I know if my chocolate fountain is working?

Likewise,

**can you run water through a chocolate fountain**?**If you**have a**chocolate fountain**that has any sort of backflow prevention in place, then**water**should work in it just fine.**If**the**chocolate does**not flow smoothly, add another 1/8 cup of oil to the**chocolate**in the base.