How to Remove Chocolate Stains From Leather

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Things You'll Need

  • Blunt knife

  • Ice cubes

  • Plastic bag

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tsp. liquid dish soap

  • Sponge

  • Cloth

Chocolate can leave a stain on leather.

When chocolate touches a surface, it melts almost immediately, leaving behind a stain. Leather that has been stained with chocolate must be treated in a special way. The most important thing is to remove as much chocolate as possible before applying a stain remover.


Step 1

Fill a plastic bag with a few ice cubes.

Step 2

Put the bag on top of the chocolate. This hardens the chocolate, which will make it easier to remove.

Step 3

Take the blade of a blunt knife and scrape off as much chocolate as possible. Be careful not to slice into the leather.

Step 4

Pour 1 tsp. liquid dish soap into 1 cup water. Dip a sponge into the mixture and dab at the stain until it comes off.

Step 5

Rinse off the soap with water, and dry the area with a cloth.



Megan Richardson

Megan Richardson began her career as a freelance writer and editor in 2009. She has experience in public relations and event planning, and she worked as a writer's assistant to a published author for more than a year. Her work has also appeared in "The Daily Sentinel." Richardson holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication and journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University