How to Make Chocolate Leaves

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You’ll need a couple of tools to chocolate leaves. Select a couple of leaves you like from outside. They need to be fresh, not dried. Your chocolate will take on the leaf impression of the leaf you select. See video here.

How to Make Chocolate Leaves
how to make chocolate leaves
  1. Melt your chocolate in 30 second intervals until it’s fully melted. Use a spoon to mix your chocolate in between intervals. You’ll only need 1/8 cup of chocolate to make a few beautiful chocolate leaves.
  2. Lay your fresh leaves on a silicone mat.
  3. Dip your food safe paintbrush in the melted chocolate and paint the chocolate onto the fresh leaves.
  4. Cover it fully and make it as thick as you need to for your preference.
  5. Place the chocolate leaves in the freezer for 20 minutes to set it.
  6. Gently peel the fresh leaf from the chocolate carefully, not to disturb the chocolate.
  7. Do not hold the chocolate leaf for a very long time in your hand or it will start to melt.
  8. Place your decorative leaves in an airtight container until you’re ready to use it.

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