• 10 Ratings

If first attempts don't succeed, you can remelt the chocolate and try again. Use these to garnish any dessert that calls for a touch of elegance.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler or a heat-proof bowl set over a pan of simmering water.

  • Pour melted chocolate onto the back of a clean 11-by-17-inch baking pan. Using an offset spatula, spread the chocolate into a thin even rectangle, covering the pan.

  • Place pan in refrigerator to chill until chocolate sets up slightly, about 15 minutes. Holding the pan vertically, score the chocolate down the middle with a metal bench scraper. Starting on the left side and holding scraper at a 45 degrees.angle, gently push away from you for about 2 1/2 inches, forming a curl or straw. Repeat making straws down side of pan and on the other side, for a total of twelve straws. If the chocolate gets too soft, chill 5 minutes. Store straws between parchment layers in an airtight container, refrigerated, until ready to use.


10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0