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Melting Chocolate In The Microwave

How to melt chocolate in the microwave the correct way!
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American


  • chocolate chopped into small pieces or chips


  • Chop chocolate into small pieces or use chips
  • Add to microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds
  • Remove the bowl from the microwave and stir the chocolate. Some chocolate will be melted, but most will be intact.
  • Return to the microwave and microwave for another 30 seconds.
  • Remove and stir. Repeat this process until MOST of the chocolate is melted. Then stir until the final pieces are melted. The residual heat from the chocolate will melt the few remaining pieces.