remove a chocolate stain

How to remove chocolate from fabric? Although chocolate is totally delicious and for nothing in the world we would agree to do without it, it can happen that crumbs fall, melt and stain our clothes!

I offer you on 10-Trucs my best tips and tricks to remove a chocolate stain easily!

1. Remove a chocolate stain with Marseille soap

To quickly remove a chocolate stain encrusted in a fabric, whether it is a garment or a tablecloth, Marseille soap is very effective.

Here’s how to untie the fabric:

  • Rub a little damp Marseille soap on the chocolate stain.
  • Wait for a crust to form around the stain.
  • Rub the stain with a little water to successfully remove the chocolate.
  • You can finish with a normal cycle in the washing machine.

2. Turpentine

Turpentine oil is often used to remove various stains. So here’s how to use it on chocolate:

  • Pour a little turpentine on a cloth
  • Rub the chocolate stain until it is completely gone.
  • Finish cleaning the stain in the washing machine

3. Chocolate and white vinegar stain

White vinegar helps to detach various fabrics and textiles stained with food and liquids.

Here’s how to remove chocolate from clothing with vinegar:

  • Mix equal parts white vinegar and water.
  • Pour a little of this mixture on the stain
  • Let the mixture act for a few minutes on the chocolate stain
  • Rub the stain to completely remove the chocolate.
  • Repeat if necessary if there is still some chocolate left.

4. Use dishwashing soap

Dishwasher soap in solid or rather granular form is ideal for removing a chocolate stain from a white garment or a white tablecloth.

  • Pour a little powdered dishwasher soap on the chocolate stain.
  • Add a little water to form a paste.
  • Rub the stain lightly with this mixture of soap and water.
  • Rinse to completely remove this chocolate stain.

5. Remove chocolate with glycerin

Here’s another grandma’s trick for removing encrusted chocolate from clothing:

  • Apply glycerin to the chocolate stain.
  • Wait about twenty minutes to let it work.
  • Rinse with hot water in the washing machine.

6. Baking soda

Here is another tip for removing chocolate and cocoa stains from fabric:

  • Pour a few drops of water on the chocolate stain.
  • Add a little baking soda to the stain.
  • With a small brush rub very gently.
  • Rinse the garment in hot water to remove everything.

7. Lemon juice and chocolate stain

Lemon juice is also very effective in removing chocolate from clothing.

  • Pour a few drops of lemon juice on a wet cloth.
  • Dab the stain with chocolate.
  • Repeat as often as needed.

8. Cornstarch

Cornstarch to remove a chocolate stain… Yes yes!

  • Moisten the chocolate stain quickly.
  • Pour cornstarch directly onto the moistened stain.
  • Rub gently with your finger.
  • Rinse in the washing machine and hot water.

9. Toothpaste to remove chocolate

Did you know that toothpaste was used a lot to remove stains, including chocolate stains?

Rub the chocolate stain with a toothbrush and white toothpaste to quickly remove the chocolate stain. Nothing could be simpler and faster!

10. Warm soapy water

  • Mix warm water with laundry soap.
  • Soak the chocolate-stained garment in a tub of hot, soapy water.
  • Leave on for 30 minutes
  • Then rub the chocolate stain and put the garment in the washing machine.

With chocolate comes red wine! So here are some other tricks to detach red wine from different surfaces and textiles: How to remove a previously washed red wine stain?

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