Choco Writers FAQ



Here you will find everything you need to know about our Choco Writers!

Below you will find a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Choco Writers! If we haven’t already answered your question then please fill out the comment box below with your email address and we will get back to you as soon as we can!


How do I use Choco Writers?

Choco Writers are so easy to use by following these simple instructions.. No more tempering, no more bain-maries, no more microwaved chocolate, and best of all.. No more messy piping bags! Simply place the Choco Writer tube into a measuring jug of boiling water. Allow 2 to 3 minutes to activate the Choco Writer. Carefully lift out of the hot water and dry. Ensure the product is soft to touch, and massage the tube to ensure all contents are liquid. Unscrew cap and snip the tip off the nozzle. Your Choco Writer is ready to go! Create, write, swirl and decorate!


What can I do if my Choco Writer is too hard or runny?

If you find that your Choco Writer still feels hard after being left for 2 to 3 minutes in boiling water, pop it back in the water until the tube is soft to touch. On the other hand, if you find that your Choco Writer is too soft and runny after melting in boiling water, leave it to set for a minute or so. It may take a bit of trail and error to get the timings right!


What flavours are available?

Choco Writers are available in Milk, Dark and White chocolate.


Where can I buy Choco Writers?

You can buy Choco Writers from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and The Range.


Are Choco Writers edible?

Yes, Choco Writers are edible.


Can I re-use my Choco Writers after opening and using once?

Yes, Choco Writers can be reused up until their best before date. Replace the cap once you have finished and store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and strong odours.


Do Choco Writers contain any artificial colours or flavours?

No, Choco Writers contain no artificial colours, flavours or hydrogenated fats.


Are Choco Writers suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, Choco Writers are suitable for vegetarians.


How many shapes could I make with a Choco Writer?

It all depends on how big, small, intricate a shape or word is that you want to make, but for the purposes of this experiment we decided to go for a basic star shape. Amazingly, we found that a Choco Writer tube could make 104 star shapes! You can read more about our Choco Writer experiment here.


Is there anywhere I can get ideas/inspiration for how to use Choco Writers?

Of course! Have a look at our Choco Writers page for some great ideas and tips! And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest to be kept up to date with the latest decorating ideas, tips and videos.


Top Tips!
When piping directly onto your cakes, try using a toothpick to mark out your text or design into the icing to use as a guide!

Use our downloadable stencils to create perfect cake toppers every time!



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