Rival offers online manuals for many of its products, including the chocolate fountain. Instructions for two different models are found under the Desserts section on Rival's instruction manual page.
The manuals for Rival's chocolate fountains are comprehensive. Safety information informs consumers how to prevent accidents and injuries. An illustration accompanies written instructions describing how to set up the product. Operating directions explain how to preheat the appliance and add the chocolate. Details are provided to guide the consumer in selecting chocolate. They describe the types of chocolate that work well and the quantities of chocolate needed for several serving sizes. Also, the directions list how much oil must be added to each amount of chocolate in order for the substance to flow easily.
There are instructions for disassembling and cleaning all parts of the fountain, including which pieces must be hand-washed and which are dishwasher-safe. Several hints are presented to help consumers get the best experience, such as what to do if the chocolate "seizes" or suddenly starts to become firm. The tips section includes a troubleshooting guide, as well. The manual concludes with recipes and serving suggestions. When comparing prices to similar products, Rival's chocolate fountains typically offer good value.Learn More
As of 2014, recipes for Nostalgia Electrics chocolate fountains can be downloaded from the company's website, Nostalgia Electrics. Other chocolate fondue fountain recipes are available on food-related blogs and websites, such as Bestfondue and video websites such as YouTube and Vimeo.Full Answer >
Milk solids are small, dairy-derived food particles that contain lactose, caseins, whey proteins and trace minerals (also called ash content) of the products from which they were derived. Milk solids are added to many types of foods to create a uniform texture and sometimes enhance taste. These solids are derived from milk, cheeses, yogurt and other lactose-containing food items, and they are further processed in refineries and manufacturing facilities.Full Answer >
Hot chocolate can contain anywhere from 9 milligrams to 24 milligrams of caffeine. The caffeine content depends on several factors, such as the percent cacao of the product, where the cocoa beans were grown, how the beans were processed after harvest and the quantity of one serving size.Full Answer >
Yes, hot chocolate contains caffeine, though not as much as coffee. A 16-ounce serving of Starbucks hot chocolate, for example, contains 25 milligrams of caffeine. In comparison, a 16-ounce cup of iced coffee from Starbucks contains 165 milligrams of caffeine.Full Answer >