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Seeing as we're heading towards Christmas, I thought I'd make a start on some festive Reindeer Hot Chocolate cones to get you in the mood. Great to make or receive, these bundles of goodness will make anyone smile. Add to that they don't take long to make but will show the recipient that you are in the Christmas spirit. Who could resist? Below is a quick guide on how to make them, and even better, you can add your own ingredients and personalise them too. Ingredients/Equipment Cellophane Cone Red Pull Bow Googly Eyes Red Pom Poms Brown Pipe Cleaners Instant Hot Chocolate Mix Dark Chocolate Chips Small Marshmallows Scissors/Glue Food Safe Gloves (Optional) Gold Tie Seal (Optional) Note: I used a Reindeer Craft Kit for the...
If you want to make a chocolate glacé topping that is soft when eaten but sets on the top of your cupcakes, then this is the topping for you. It can be easily poured and is relatively quick and easy to make. You'll only need three ingredients, and you can even add decorations to it if you fancy jazzing it up a bit. Ingredients/Equipment 155 Grams Icing Sugar/Confectioner's Sugar 25 Grams Cocoa Powder 4 - 5 Tablespoons Warm Water Sprinkles (Optional) Mixing Bowl Measuring Spoons Medium Spoon Sieve Small Bowl/Dish for the Water Note: This will cover approximately 10 - 12 cupcakes. Method 1 Sieve the icing sugar and cocoa powder into the mixing bowl. 2 Stir them together with a spoon. 3 Add two warm tablespoons of water to...
If you're looking for elegant ways to spruce up your cupcakes, then why not try your hand at these chocolate stamp toppers. The fun thing about them is they're quick to make, you can have different designs, and you can either leave them as they are or decorate them with sprays, colour or lustre if you wish to. The size of each stamp is approximately 2.5 cm in diameter, which is similar to that of a two pence piece. Now I did this in two ways; I explain both methods to show the results of each. So first off was the stamp in the bowl of ice. Method 1 To begin with, I melted some chocolate in a bowl and placed the wax seal stamp in a bowl of ice to keep it as cold as possible. This was great in theory as when the cold stamp...
This delectable creamy Fudge is easy to make and tastes delicious too. It's great for all Mars Bar lovers, so if you want to know how to make it, see below. Here is the step-by-step tutorial showing you how. How to make Mars Bar Fudge Ingredients 400 Grams - Milk Chocolate 397 Grams - Condensed Milk 5 x Mars Bars (33 Gram Bars) Note: I used Callebaut Belgian Milk Chocolate, Carnation Condensed Milk, and Mars Bars. Equipment Medium Pan Spatula Hob Chopping Board Sharp Knife Small Plate/Large Plate 8-inch Tin Can/Tin Opener Non-Stick Baking Paper Method 1 Line your tin with baking paper, then place it to one side. 2 Weigh out 400 grams of milk chocolate and place it in the pan. If you are using a bar of chocolate, break...
If you are looking for a silky smooth fudge with no boiling involved, then this is the stuff for you. This creamy melt in the mouth Mini Egg Fudge is extremely easy to make and tastes delicious too. Moreover, it doesn't take long to make, and your family and friends will adore it! Here is the step by step tutorial showing you how to make it. How to make Mini Egg Fudge Ingredients 400 Grams - White Chocolate 397 Grams - Condensed Milk 160 Grams - Mini Eggs Note: I used 400 grams of Callebaut Belgian White Chocolate, Carnation Condensed Milk, and 80 Gram Bags of Cadbury's Mini Eggs. Equipment Medium Pan Spatula or Wooden Spoon Hob Zip Lock/ Sealed Plastic Bag Small Rolling Pin Chopping Board Sharp Knife 8-inch Tin Can/Tin Opener...
If you are looking for a quick and easy project for Valentine's day, then why not try your hand at making your own chocolate bars. They're easy to make, and they're filled with love because, yes, you guessed it, you made them! They're also a lovely little project to do with the kids, and they don't take long to do either. There are countless designs, and all you'll need is some chocolate, moulds, toppings, and your imagination. So have fun, get a bit messy and make the perfect gift for those you love! Method Select your chocolate of choice. Then you need to melt it. There are two ways in which you can do this: Break it into small chunks into a piping bag or microwavable bowl and melt it in the microwave. Or break into chunks...
For all you Squid Game Fans out there, here are some cupcake toppers for you to have a go at. I must confess I've never seen it, but my daughter raves about it and seeing as it's one of the most talked-about shows on Netflix, it was definitely worth putting these together. My daughter came up with the designs, and I then made them on my dummy cupcakes. If you'd like to know how I made them, please find a mini-tutorial below showing you what tools and colours I used on the Squid Game Cupcake Toppers. They're relatively easy to make, and I'm sure the teenagers will love them! Squid Game Cupcake Toppers Tutorial Red and Blue Ddakji Folded Tiles I used a small square cutter to cut out and make the indent for the folded tiles. The...
When using the plain creme mix, I made muffins and cupcakes using two different methods. Method 1 was done by adding the ingredients in stages and at different speeds. Method 2, although using two different speeds I used the all in one method instead. Method 1 - Made Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Method 2 - Made Cupcakes - Using the all in one method. Method 1 - Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Ingredients 500 grams Cake Mix 175 grams Whole Eggs 150 grams Vegetable Oil 112 grams of Water This batch will make approximately 9-10 Muffins using two level ice cream scoops per case. Tip - Medium eggs weigh around 50 grams each, so this should help you calculate how many you will...
This mini-tutorial shows you how to make your own homemade gold-painted chocolate drops using a chocolate mould and edible paint. Equipment/Ingredients Chocolate Drops Silicone Mould Chocolate Piping Bag Scissors Paintbrush Toothbrush Edible Gold Paint* *If you are making the paint from scratch will need alcohol, gold lustre, a small pot to mix in and a cocktail stick. Method 1 Firstly, wash the mould in the dishwasher or hot soapy water and let it air dry. 2 If you would like edible gold paint on your chocolates, make edible paint using alcohol and gold lustre. Mix with a cocktail stick until you reach the required consistency. https://www.helpmebake.com/threads/gold-lustre-and-edible-paint-tips.1650/#post-21011 3 Once...
Here is a tutorial on how to make chocolate tiffin:- Ingredients: 100 grams / 3.5oz Unsalted Butter 100 grams / 3.5oz Golden Syrup 25 grams / 1oz of Cocoa 250 gram Pack of Digestive Biscuits (Graham Crackers) use around three-quarters of the packet. 1 Small Bag of Maltesers (Optional) 200 grams / 7oz of Milk Chocolate* 1 x Greased 7-inch square tin. *Please note that the recipe states Milk Chocolate, but I have mistakenly put a bar of dark chocolate instead in the above picture. This should be a purple bar like the one below. (Apologies for any confusion). However, if you prefer dark chocolate or want to use half dark and half milk, you can do that instead. 1. Place the butter, syrup and cocoa into a pan, place on the hob...
How to make Chocolate Malteser Sprinkles Cake Preheat the oven to: Fan assisted: 170ºC Regular oven: 180-190ºC Fahrenheit: 338F Gas Mark: 3 Pre grease your sandwich tins. (I did not line the base of these tins, but you may wish to use baking paper). Ingredients: 130G Self Raising Flour 20G Cocoa Powder 150G Granulated Sugar 150G Margarine 3 Medium Eggs 87G Bag of Maltesers Share Size Bag - (M&M'S or Cinder Toffee or Crunchie's could be used as an alternative). 200G Chocolate Spread - (I used Nutella) Sprinkles /Chocolate Stars / Buttons or decoration of choice. Equipment: Mixing Bowl, Electric Whisk, Spatula, Butterknife, Spoons, Sandwich Tins etc. Start:- 1. Sieve the self-raising flour and cocoa powder into a mixing...
Cookies who doesn't love a cookie? Add that together with a bar of chocolate, and you're in Cookie Monster heaven! The fun thing about Homemade chocolate bars is that you get to decide every single flavour that goes into them. Then you can either give them to that someone special or indulge in your hard-earned efforts yourself...decisions decisions! How do I make a Homemade chocolate Bar? To make the Cookie Nut Bliss Homemade Chocolate Bar, you will need the following: Ingredients 100 Grams Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa Mini Bag Cookies Hazelnuts Equipment Chocolate Bar Mould Baking Tray Food Bag or Microwaveable Bowl for melting the Chocolate Sharp Knife and Plate Cellophane Bag - 5 x 7 inches Pull Bows Chocolate Bar Mould...
What could be more delightful than strawberries and cream fused together in a delectable chocolate bar? With strawberries and cream being a firm English favourite and all, I thought it was only fitting to mix the two together, and not only does it look pretty, but it tastes good too. How do I make a Homemade chocolate Bar? To make a Strawberry Swirl Chocolate Bar, you will need the following: Ingredients 100 Grams White Chocolate Dried Strawberries Colour Mill Dye - Raspberry Equipment Chocolate Bar Mould Baking Tray Piping Bag Sharp Knife and Plate Cellophane Bag - 5 x 7 inches Pull Bows Chocolate Bar Mould Spec Chocolate Bar Mould is 21cm x 10.5cm. The chocolate bar is 6 blocks long x 4 blocks wide. The actual...
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