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On Demand Class

Creamy Cacao Butter or "Silk" Basics: Free Class

Seeding with creamy cacao butter (aka "silk") is our favorite, no-fuzz, pre-crystallization, or tempering technique.

In this class, Chef Melissa teaches you how to make and maintain this convenient and essential ingredient, which you can easily prepare with any cacao butter you have in hand.

If you always thought tempering chocolate was a cumbersome, long, messy process, with this guide we want to show you it doesn't have to be anything of the sort.

This concise course is the perfect first step to making and pre-crystallizing your chocolates, ganaches, and fat-based products.

Discover how to make it now and forget about tabling chocolate!



    • What is creamy cacao butter?
    • Different kinds of cacao butter.
    • How to make and maintain creamy cacao butter.



  • Seeding (tempering or pre-crystallizing) chocolate with creamy cacao butter.
  • Tools and equipment list with links to websites where we bought ours.


What is included in the class?

  • Lifetime access to the class video.
  • Recipe book in PDF format including detailed methods, percentages, and the shelf life of each product. 
  • Tools and equipment list with hyperlinks to the websites where we bought all our utensils. 
  • Digital photo of the product/products made during class.
  • Tested recipes and formulations.


Recommendations and rules:

  • You will have lifetime access to the class video, recipe book, tools and equipment list, and photos.
  • Our On-Demand Recipe Videos are meant to be Demo style, we do not expect students to cook with us. We feel this is the best way to get the most out of our experience together.