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.