DIY – Valentine’s Day Chocolates ?

DIY – Valentine’s Day Chocolates ?

 

If you need a last minute Valentine’s Day Gift, this is perfect for you !
homemade Valentine’s Day chocolates are the best, you can make them with different flavors, and the fact that you made them yourself really shows the other person you care about them ! Plus, chances are you already have all you need into your pantry, and everyone knows heart-shaped food automatically tastes better !  ?

 

The ingredients :

ingredients

  • Chocolate
  • Sprinkles
  • A mold
  • Salted Caramel (optional)

 

For this recipe I used a 200g chocolate bar with 7 “rows”, and only used 4 “rows” of it, so approximately 140g (or 5 oz, not sure how these units work), and it was enough to make 12 chocolate hearts.

 

1. Melt the chocolate in the bath marries

This step is pretty easy, just melt the chocolate in a bowl, placed into a pan with water heating up.

 

2. Sprinkle the bottom of your mold

Again, pretty self explanatory 🙂

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3. Fill the holes and cover the walls

If you don’t want to add a caramel heart to your chocolates, just fill them fully and skip this step to step 5

Fill in half the holes, and with a spoon (or your finger) add some chocolate to cover the walls so it looks like little chocolate bowls. Then wait 2 minutes so the chocolate solidifies a little.

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4. Add the salted caramel hearts

You can make your own salted caramel (there are plenty recipes on the internet), but honestly I was lazy and decided to buy it directly from the store. With two spoons (or only one), make little caramel balls, and place them into the holes of the mold. Letting the caramel cool beforehand into the fridge can help molding it, since it will make it stiffer. Then cover them with the rest of the chocolate.

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5. Flatten the bottoms and let cool

Flatten the bottoms of your chocolates with a spatula (or a knife, or a spoon), so they look smooth and with no bumps. Don’t worry it WILL be messy. Then, let them cool into the fridge until they are hard.

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Now all there is left, is to unmould them and take a bite !

chocolat caramel

 

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I hope you enjoyed this DIY, I am a bit disappointed since they didn’t turn out as cute as the first time I made them.
But they still taste delicious anyways ! I attached to the bag the Valentine’s Day Card I made for my boyfriend ?

Don’t hesitate to ask anything in the comments, if you have any questions 🙂

 

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26 Comments

  1. 13/02/2017 / 23:21

    This is such a lovely idea!

    • Oriana
      Author
      13/02/2017 / 23:36

      Thank you ! ☺️

  2. 14/02/2017 / 03:58

    wow, so lovely and delicious…..!!

    • Oriana
      Author
      14/02/2017 / 07:14

      Thanks ! ?

  3. 14/02/2017 / 08:07

    They look so cute and delicious! x

    • Oriana
      Author
      14/02/2017 / 11:25

      Thank you ! ?

      • 14/02/2017 / 11:27

        Your blog is the cutest!

        • Oriana
          Author
          14/02/2017 / 11:53

          Thank you so much ! I’m really glad you like what I do ☺️✨

  4. 14/02/2017 / 11:55

    So cool that they have a caramel filling – really simple to make but a surprising twist 🙂

    • Oriana
      Author
      14/02/2017 / 11:57

      Yes, I wanted them to have a little something more than just chocolate ? And I love salted caramel !

  5. かむ(Calm)
    15/02/2017 / 13:16

    looks really cute and yammy????

    • Oriana
      Author
      15/02/2017 / 14:14

      Thank you ! ??

  6. 15/02/2017 / 21:45

    Thanks for the likes. This looks amazing!!! (:

    • Oriana
      Author
      15/02/2017 / 22:16

      Thank you ! ❤️ And you’re welcome ?

    • Oriana
      Author
      16/02/2017 / 00:49

      Thank you ! ?

    • Oriana
      Author
      16/02/2017 / 12:42

      Thanks ! 🙂

    • Oriana
      Author
      16/02/2017 / 22:19

      Thank you ! ☺️

  7. 17/02/2017 / 02:50

    I just learnt something new! Thanks for the lovely post ?

    • Oriana
      Author
      17/02/2017 / 03:20

      I’m glad you learned something from my post ! Thank you for stopping by ?

    • Oriana
      Author
      19/02/2017 / 02:57

      Thank you ! <3

    • Oriana
      Author
      26/02/2017 / 12:53

      Thank you ! It was indeed ??

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