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  • How do you preserve chocolate?

    I was wondering if any one knows how to preserve a piece of chocolate. Can I lacquer it or something like that? And if so how do you go about doing that. I am talking about like a keepsake that I got at a special event and I wanted to keep it rather than eat it. I am afraid if I don't do something to preserve it, the chocolate will turn white over time so it won't look nice anymore. Thanks
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    Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

    Couldn't you shelack (sp?) it? I was going to say why don't you make a similar piece out of that polymer clay (fimo dough) and then using the glazing it. But if it's a special piece....

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      Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

      Originally posted by The Red Head View Post
      I was wondering if any one knows how to preserve a piece of chocolate. Can I lacquer it or something like that? And if so how do you go about doing that. I am talking about like a keepsake that I got at a special event and I wanted to keep it rather than eat it. I am afraid if I don't do something to preserve it, the chocolate will turn white over time so it won't look nice anymore. Thanks

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      • #4
        Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

        You don't preserve chocolate, you eat it.

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          Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

          Originally posted by sailerm View Post
          You don't preserve chocolate, you eat it.
          My thoughts exactly! lol
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            Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

            ^^ Me too!

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            • #7
              Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

              Take a picture of it

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              • #8
                Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                You could use a air-tight sealing machine and store it in the freezer.
                They sell them at Costco...handy for meats, ect.
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                  Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                  Originally posted by knittingknerd View Post
                  Couldn't you shelack (sp?) it? I was going to say why don't you make a similar piece out of that polymer clay (fimo dough) and then using the glazing it. But if it's a special piece....
                  I was wondering about that. I have never used shellac. So I wasn't sure how to shellac a food item, and I had no luck with google. When I put in preserve food or chocolate, I kept coming up with preserves. And when I put in shellac, it was about wood, or the fact that they use small layers of shellac on fruit to make them shiny, but nothing about what I want to do.
                  Last edited by The Red Head; 05-08-2008, 07:53 AM. Reason: missing a word
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                    Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                    Originally posted by PretzelSouls View Post
                    You could use a air-tight sealing machine and store it in the freezer.
                    They sell them at Costco...handy for meats, ect.
                    Thanks for the idea. I actually have a vacuum sealer, but I think it might crack the chocolate, because it seals so tight. If it was just a candy bar that I didn't care how it looked it would be fine.
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                    • #11
                      Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                      If you're interested in shcellac-ing the chocolate to keep it well preserved you can try checking out shellac.net, they seem to have a pretty extensive FAQ section and if you can't find the answer there you can email them to find out if it'll work... it's worth a shot right?

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                        Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                        Originally posted by awake_in_dreams View Post
                        If you're interested in shcellac-ing the chocolate to keep it well preserved you can try checking out shellac.net, they seem to have a pretty extensive FAQ section and if you can't find the answer there you can email them to find out if it'll work... it's worth a shot right?

                        Thanks I will check that out.
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                        • #13
                          Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                          Okay, I have to ask -- what is so special about this chocolate that makes you want to preserve it??

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                            Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                            ^ I'm curious too!
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                            • #15
                              Re: How do you preserve chocolate?

                              Me too

                              I'd say if you do the sealing thing to try w/regular chocolate first.
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