Chocolate Curls

Decorating By mimisunshine Updated 7 Jun 2010 , 12:29am by lizabu

mimisunshine Posted 6 Jun 2010 , 9:35pm
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Can anyone tell me the best way to curl chocolate? Also, in your experience/opinion, what chocolate is the best tasting and easiest to work with. Thanks y'all

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cakeheart Posted 6 Jun 2010 , 10:12pm
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I melt a good semi sweet like gharadelli and pour into a loaf pan then let it harden again in the fridge...I pop it out and use a good cheese slicer and it makes pretty good curls

MISTYRIVERS Posted 6 Jun 2010 , 11:31pm
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Where can you buy pre -made Chocolate curls for cakes?

shanney54 Posted 6 Jun 2010 , 11:55pm
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It's funny that you mention chocolate curls because I've been practicing making them today! Didn't have too much luck, I was trying to make the big ones, but after looking up online I found two websites that might help us.

Hope this helps!!!

mimisunshine Posted 7 Jun 2010 , 12:19am
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Thanks everyone - that really helps!

adonisthegreek1 Posted 7 Jun 2010 , 12:27am
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Originally Posted by MISTYRIVERS

Where can you buy pre -made Chocolate curls for cakes?

They sell them at cake and candy supply stores.

lizabu Posted 7 Jun 2010 , 12:29am
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Thers a couple ways depending if you want big ones or smaller ones. You can use a vegetable peeler on the block of chocolate to get smaller ones. For big ones melt chocolate and spread on the back side of a cookie sheet. Allow to set up but not 100%. Use a bench scraper or a pallet knife to push chocolate into curls.

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