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How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

By: Vicky Pietz from
Updated December 11, 2020
How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave
How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

"Are you wondering how to melt chocolate? If you are making a recipe that calls for melted chocolate, you are in luck. I have an quick and easy way to get there – plus a few tips. Gone are the days where you need to get out the double boiler or a slow cooker. I use this method. If I am making my truffles, peanut butter balls, or English toffee. It works just great. How to Melt Chocolate-The Easy Way Hint: I use the Microwave-now, I still occasionally use the double boiler depending on what I am making. However, most of the time, this is the method that I use to melt my chocolate. It saves time and clean up. "

NotesCome find out the tips and tricks to successfully melting chocolate for your next dessert or candy item.

Makes8 Ounces

Preparation Time3 min

Cooking Time3 min

Cooking MethodMicrowave


  • 8 (1-ounce) melting chocolate, chocolate chips, flavored chips
  1. In a microwave safe bowl add the chocolate

  2. Microwave in 1 minute increments stirring between

  3. Continue this method until the chocolate is smooth and melted.

  4. Generally about 3 minutes total.

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