Decorative Chocolate Leaves
semisweet chocolate squares, coarsely chopped
pesticide-free leaves (for example: lemon, orange or rose)
- Microwave two ounces semisweet chocolate squares, coarsely chopped, on High 1 minute; stir and microwave 30 to 40 seconds more; stir again until smooth.
- Generously brush melted chocolate on underside of 8 to 10 small, clean, pesticide-free leaves (lemon, orange or rose work well; here we used lemon.)
- Chill 15 to 20 minutes, until firm; carefully lift off chocolate. Makes 12 to 16 leaves.
From the Test Kitchen
Arrange chilled leaves in a single layer in an airtight container. Seal and store in refrigerator up to 1 week.