Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15: Chocolate Chip Day

image from twin-tables.com


Chocolate Dough

Materials/Ingredients:

  • Semi-sweet chocolate, 8 ounces
  • Light corn syrup, ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Plastic bag
  • Vegetable spray or oil
  • Airtight container

Directions:

  1. Melt chocolate (can be done in microwave).
  2. Stir chocolate with spoon until smooth.
  3. Stir in corn syrup.
  4. The chocolate will stiffen almost immediately, but keep stirring.
  5. Transfer to a sturdy plastic bag and refrigerate until firm.
  6. Once firm, dough can be worked by kneading. If too hard, cut off small pieces and knead.
  7. You can lightly spray working surface with vegetable spray or oil to prevent sticking.
  8. Store unused portion in an airtight container and refrigerate.
Source(s): From familycorner.com; featured in Toolbox Training book 100 Cooking Activities for Kids (activity L7).


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