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How to Melt Sugar Free Chocolate Without Burning (and What to Make With It)

Does sugar free chocolate melt? Yes, it does! We're here to give you the best tips and tricks on how to melt your ChocZero sugar free chocolate chips and give you some awesome recipes to make with it. 

Sugar Free Melted Chocolate

How to Melt Sugar Free Chocolate in the Microwave: The trick to microwaving chocolate is to keep it low! Put your microwave at 50% power and put a bowl of chocolate chips in for 30 seconds at a time. Check on it between intervals, stirring until smooth. If you see some small clumps, try to stir them into the chocolate before microwaving again. This is our favorite method of melting chocolate because it's a little easier and takes out some of the guesswork. 

How to Melt Sugar Free Chocolate on the Stovetop: Pour only a few inches of water into a pot. Heat water to a comfortable simmer. Use a double boiler or find a bowl that fits on of the pot so that the bottom won't touch the water. Put your bowl or second pot on the first. Turn off the heat and add about 2/3rd of your chocolate to the bowl. Stir gently to melt with a spatula, stirring in those little clumps. Add the remaining 1/3rd of the chocolate at a little at a time and stir gently to melt.

How to Stop your Sugar Free Chocolate from Seizing: The most important thing is to prevent any water from coming into contact with your chocolate. Make sure your bowl is completely dry before you add your chocolate chips! If using a double boiler, stop the water from getting up to a full boil and don't cover your pan with a lid--you want to avoid any steam coming into contact with your chocolate. 

If your chocolate does seize, and you were planning to use it as a drizzle or sauce, you can fix it by adding 1 tablespoon of boiling water and stirring vigorously until the chocolate is smooth. This will dilute your chocolate, but it should smooth out the consistency.

Melting Chocolate Tips:

  • Stirring in those little clumps of chocolate is fun and it helps make your chocolate shiny. 
  • Patience is key, so don't rush it! Melting your chocolate too fast can give it a grainy texture.
  • White chocolate melts at a lower temperature and can seize at a higher temperature. Avoid heating it above 110 F. 

Recipes that use Melted Chocolate

Okay chocolate masters, let's get to the fun part: What you're going to make with your ChocZero melted chocolate! These recipes are a lot of fun to make with family or even as an impromptu date night treat. 
Keto Chocolate Clusters

4-Ingredient Keto Chocolate Clusters

These beautiful little treats are so easy you won't believe it! Just combine our white chocolate chips, peanuts, and a little peanut butter and stick them in the freezer.

The best part about this recipe is you can swap ingredients depending on what you like and what you might already have in the pantry.

Get the recipe for Keto Chocolate Clusters.


Keto Almond Joy Bars

Keto Almond Joy Bars

If you love this classic almond and coconut candy bar treat, try our keto version!

You'll love that sweet coconut filling topped with a crunchy almond and surrounded by a crunchy shell of our silky milk chocolate chips.

Get the recipe for Keto Almond Joy Bars.



Strawberries Dipped in Sugar Free Chocolate

Strawberries Dipped in Sugar Free Chocolate

Are you looking for an easy and fun date night idea? Make some chocolate covered strawberries. You can design them any way you like and even add a little all natural food coloring to our white chocolate chips to make them really stand out!

Get the recipe for Strawberries Dipped in Sugar Free Chocolate.


Keto Frosted Animal Cookies

Keto Frosted Animal Cookies

We can't get enough of this cute recipe, and melted white chocolate chips makes for a quick and easy sugar free frosting!

Return to your childhood with these shortbread animal cookies dipped in melted chocolate.

Great to make with kids, and the perfect canvas for sugar free sprinkles. 

Get the recipe for Keto Frosted Animal Cookies here!


5-Ingredient Keto Cheesecake Bites

5-Ingredient Keto Cheesecake Bites

This is a super easy, no bake recipe that's the perfect treat for the end of the day. You'll love the crunch of the chocolate and the creamy cheesecake filling. Best of all, these cheesecake bites store well, so you can keep them in the fridge for any time you need a quick pick-me-up.

Get the recipe for Keto Cheesecake Bites!



We want to know what you've been making! Share your melted chocolate creations with us on instagram with the hashtag #ChocZero.


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