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I’ve been leaving my food blog for about a month due to my heavy workload, I think it’s time to update and blogging about food again. At the Valentine Day few months ago, my gf and I didn’t know how to celebrate and what to give each other, so end up we decided to make chocolate for each other, so we made the chocolate together at her house, that was the best Valentine Day Present, right?
There a few steps need to be followed to do this home made chocolate. Before these, preparing all these ingredients before you get started : Dark cooking chocolate, white cooking chocolate, Whisky, hazelnut, and mould. You can actually buy these all at the cake and biscuit ingredient shop. So now we can start to do this Valentine Home Made Dark Chocolate.
* Dark Cooking Chocolate – My gf told me that this type of chocolate can’t be eaten before it melts, do you have any idea?
* White Cooking Chocolate
* Whisky – Add a little bit of whisky into the chocolate could make its’ taste better.
* Hazelnut & …
* Cut the dark cooking chocolate into small pieces a put it into the steel bowl and put the steel bowl into hot water. It’s to melt the dark chocolate to liquid.
* Melting process. Use a spoon and keep stir it.
* Keep stir it non-stop until it becomes liquid.
* The dark chocolate is in liquid right now.
* Mix the liquid dark chocolate with white chocolate because we worried that the dark chocolate was too bitter. You can skip this step if you want a pure dark chocolate taste.
* Stir it non-stop until it melts…
* It’s done now, the mixture of dark and white chocolate is in liquid now.
* Add some whisky into the liquid chocolate, add more if you love the strong taste of whisky with the chocolate.
* So you can now fill the chocolate into the mould that has been prepared earlier. You can take whatever shape of mould that you like. Remember not to fill it until full, just fill half of the mould because we still want to put in the hazelnut. You can change it to peanut, fruit, whisky or whatever things you like.
* That is how it’s looked like, please ignore the dirty part besides the mould.
* Now put the hazelnut into a bowl and mix it with some chocolate, so that it can stick with the half chocolate. If you don’t do so, after you’ve filled in the upper part, the hazelnut will be floating to the surface of chocolate.
* Put 1 hazelnut in each of the mould. After this, put it into the fridge for 10-15 minutes to make it solid. Now continue with the second mould, the same steps as above.
* So I fill the chocolate into the 2nd mould. Remember, follow the steps as above.
* The chocolate is not enough to fill into the mould, so just leave it like this. It was considered a completed chocolate, it was done by me!
* This is the first mould of chocolate, it was took out after 10-15minutes from the fridge and fill in with the upper part. It was done by my gf!
P/s : Not to stop the stir process, keep changing the hot water so that the chocolate can be staying in liquid style. That’s mean you might need 2 persons to make this chocolate, so make it with your love 1 in Valentine Day is the best time ever!
After the chocolate had been filled in with the upper part, all of them had been put into the fridge for few hours for better taste. I’d eaten the chocolate, it was too big because of the mould, in fact the mould was used for making jelly. But, the taste was good and it was full of LOVE!
Have you made any chocolate together with your love 1 before?