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10 terrific things to do with chocolate

Category: parenting

Duration: medium

Age: child

Keywords: parenting, kids party food, kids party ideas

summary:

After Easter there is often a lot of chocolate left over. Rather than let it go to waste, follow our instructions on how to melt it and then try our ten top tips.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate!

Instructions

Melting Guide

1. Make sure your chocolate is chopped up into even pieces.
2. Melt the chocolate in low heat in the microwave, in a microwave proof bowl.
3. DO NOT add water as this makes the chocolate unusable.
4. Stir frequently using a spatula approximately every thirty seconds or so.
5. Continue until just melted.

Melted chocolate creation suggestions

1. Place a banana on a pop stick and roll it in melted chocolate, then freze. Makes a delicious, refreshing snack.
2. Add two tablespoons of thickened cream to the chocolate to make a ganache. Makes a delicious addition to any dessert.
3. Melt it down and dip some strawberries in it.
4. Place some blueberries in ice-cube trays and pour melted chocolate over them. Leave in the fridge to set.
5. Using a skewer, place some pieces of chopped up fruit on it. Then dip in the melted chocolate.
6. Use as a topping on a bowl of ice-cream
7. Use as decoration on top of cup cakes
8. Use it as a fondue to dip chopped up fruit into.
9. Add 2 tablespoons to a vanilla milkshake for a delicious creamy flavour.
10. Pour into your own chocolate moulds to create your own chocolate creations.

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