Dessert Stains

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  • Chocolate

    Sock it to chocolate

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 68024
  • Removing sticky candy from clothing

    How do you get sticky candy out of clothes? Happy Halloween! This is the one downside to trick-or-treating – plenty of sticky candy laundry. You didn’t say what type of sticky candy, but I’m guessing it is chewing gum. For that, you can use ice cubes...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/31/12 28393
  • Removing marshmallows from clothing

    What is the best way to remove marshmallow from clothing? S’mores are a summer campfire staple, but they sure can be a sticky mess! Fortunately marshmallows are mostly sugar, water, and gelatin, and dissolve rather easily in water. You can also preso...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    07/25/12 8793
  • Removing cake icing stains

    How do I remove colored cake icing? Frosting usually contains butter or shortening, or some mixture of the two; and so you do NOT want to rinse the stain first before treating it. Instead, start by gently scraping away as much stain as you can (plast...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/26/12 4714
  • Ice Cream

    Now here's the scoop

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 5043
  • Frosting

    Stains are a cakewalk

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 4470
  • Removing chocolate from colored clothing

    My children got some chocolate candy from their Halloween loot all over some colored clothing. How should I treat this? Chocolate stains are difficult to remove because they contain so many different components. There can be fats and dairy, as well a...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    11/02/12 529
  • Stain of the Season – Chocolate

    Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, hot chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate pudding… so many forms but so little time to eat them all. While chocolate something is always a decadent dessert choice for a holiday party or even for an evening at home, it ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/20/06 313
  • Removing Chocolate Stains with the Clorox® BleachPen

    I used the Clorox® Bleach Pen on a small chocolate stain on a new white knit top. It turned the material yellow, and though I tried everything I could think of to the get the yellow out, you can still see some yellow in the spot. How can I remove the...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    05/12/09 347
  • Removing Candy From Clothing

    I have just discovered that a red tootsie roll went through a load of my children’s laundry. It was a load of whites and light-colored clothing. The load went through the washer and dryer. There are red dots of color all over everything. Is the...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    02/25/10 354