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chocolate leaves

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

This is a beautiful and tasty garnish for desserts. *** Use any left over chocolate up by making dots, #, $, or squiggly shapes of your choice... cool and store in airtight container for future use on your desserts.

(3 ratings)
yield 15 - 60 (depending on size and desired thickness
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chocolate leaves

  • 3 - 12 oz
    chocolate, melted

How To Make chocolate leaves

  • 1
    For chocolate leaves, brush melted chocolate on undersides of holly or lemon leaves (I have also used plastic leaves of different sizes). Place on wax paper lined baking sheet.
  • 2
    Refrigerate until firm, it only takes a few minutes.
  • 3
    Carefully peel off leaves (they will look like real leaves and will add a special garnish to your desserts. I make them up and keep on hand, You can add to a simple scoop of ice cream with some berries and whipped cream... very easy and beautiful presentation!
  • 4
    I don't waste a drop of the melted chocolate! I make little squiggly lines, circles of different sizes, dots... and save them for garnishes too!