chocolate covered dried fruit

Trying to choc coat apricots, pineapple, gummy worms, etc. But don't own shortening. I do have ligh corn syrup. Can I use that orr am I in trouble? Any recipes, ideas? Oh, and the only therm I own is a meat and one for the mouth to take a human temperature.

  • Posted by: barb48
  • December 18, 2013
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abirdsong
abirdsong December 18, 2013

You can use butter in place of the shortening. The chocolate just needs a fat in order to melt smoothly and properly coat the fruit without cracking. Hope that helps!

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erin
erin December 19, 2013

I wonder if mixing coconut oil with the chocolate would work?

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petitbleu
petitbleu December 19, 2013

Yes, you can use coconut oil and chocolate for chocolate coating. In fact, this is essentially what homemade Magic Shell is--melted chocolate and coconut oil.

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