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Chocolates are a must on Valentine’s Day. Make your own heart shaped chocolates for an extra special gift, one that everyone will love.
How would you like to be greeted on Valentine’s morning with a cup of coffee and some home made heart shaped chocolates?
I’m guessing you would be pretty happy, and therefore your loved one would be just as happy!
I mean really. Chocolate and Valentine’s day are simply a match made in heaven. So how about making a piece of that heaven all by yourself.
It’s actually a whole lot easier than you might think!
Put the love into your chocolate and have a go at making them yourself. You will not be able to go wrong and it will look super impressive.
The easiest way to melt chocolate
If you only remember ONE thing about this post, let it be this: Chocolate and water do not mix.
Think of it like this. Chocolate and water are worst enemies, they hate each other and they are never going to get along. The sooner that fact is accepted, the happier everyone will be!
Make sure at ALL cost that your precious chocolate does NOT come into contact with any water. Heed this warning and you will be absolutely fine.
The easiest way to melt your chocolate is in a bowl over a saucepan. Make sure that the bowl is larger than the rim of the saucepan to avoid any steam touching the chocolate (remembering the water and chocolate sin!).
Once the chocolate has completely melted, pour into your heart shaped chocolate mold and leave until completely set.
Choose large or small heart molds, the choice is yours. If you take care of your mold, you can use them again and again and again!
TIP: If you have difficulty removing the chocolate from the mold IT IS NOT SET.
Do not try to force it, just be patient and leave it a little longer. Leave it to set at room temperature and not in the fridge.
As much as it is a lovely idea to serve a couple of heart shaped chocolates with a morning coffee, the question does remain what happens to the rest of the chocolate’s you made.
It may not sound like a difficult decision, but just in case…..why not package them up in a beautiful gift box to create an extra special Valentine’s day gift.
For a final touch, add one of our FREE printable Valentines gift tags and your gift is ready to go.
This is an incredibly easy gift to make, and it is hard to look past chocolate on Valentines Day. So this year, why not give them a try.
Just be careful that you don’t eat them all before you gift them!
More Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas You Will Love
The perfect gift for Valentine’s day: Free wine labels – For wine lovers, these printable’s are a must.
Hershey bar wrappers for Valentines – Don’t have the time to make the chocolate? Buy the chocolate instead and add a super cute printable.
Subway Art – A great gift idea, but also fantastic to decorate with around Valentine’s.
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