Chocolates with DotComGiftShop

A few years ago, I baked my first cupcake and then I became obsessed. So obsessed that I started a cupcake business with a friend. It lasted 3 months and I gave up. Since then, I have only baked sweet treats on the rare occasion (note, when I'm really begged). So when I spied these chocolate moulds* on Dotcomgilftshop, I decided that maybe it was time for homemade baking again. And because who doesn't love a good chocolate? A flavoured chocolate in particular!
These chocolates are incredibly simple to make, so simple that I really shouldn't claim them as a recipe at all (and the fact that you can buy honeycombe and oreo chocolate in the shops anyway!), but the fact they're 'handmade' makes it that little more enjoyable - so we think anyway! To make these delicious bites, you will need:
Milk Chocolate (plain chocolate is best.. And we prefer Cadburys!)
White Chocolate
Honeycombe
Oreo's Or any other biscuit of choice
Dr Oetker's Eton Mess
Double Cream
Cocoa Powder (optional)
Firstly add boiling water to a pan, and place on the hob till it begins boiling. Whilst this is warming, break up your chocolate into pieces. For measurements, I used two squares per mould (sometimes this leaves with you a little more and sometimes with a little less). Add this to a bowl, and place on top of the pan. The best tip I was given, is to not continuously stir it! Wait until it's fairly melted before stirring it and taking it off the heat.
Once your chocolate is melted, in another pan heat up your cream. When the cream is heated add a splash to the chocolate and stir. In a bowl I crushed up the oreo biscuits till they were crumb like and then stirred them into the mixture. Divide into the moulds and pop into the freezer until set. And that, my friends, is it.The most simple (and probably not really a recipe-like) way of making chocolate.
I made four sets of chocolate, with the most favourite being white chocolate Eton Mess - these went down such a treat!
I cannot recommend the Dr Oekten new sprinkles enough - they have Lemon Meringue, Eton Mess and Banoffee Pie which are ultimate dreamy mixed in with chocolate! They make the perfect little gift for family, popped into a paper bag with ribbon and if you made enough like us, then there's plenty to keep for yourself too. We popped them into this adorable Glass Jar* and placed in the fridge to pick at every so often. Delicious!
So without Dotcomgift shop, we wouldn't have re-found our love for homemade goodies. The chocolate moulds* are the perfect size for bite-size chocolates and I am in love with the extremely cute Japanese dipping bowls* which make it so much easier for all the ingredients. I think it's fair to say that we'll be adding a bag of these to all our Christmas presents this year...!
xo

19 comments

  1. Ah I'll have some please Katy!
    Sophie
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  2. If you ever need a chocolate taster, you know where I am ;)

    Maria xxx

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  3. They look delicious! fancy having a go now myself..down with the diet haha x

    www.lifeinthefashionlanee.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. These look delicious, I'm not sure they're as easy as you make out
    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

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  5. This looks amazing, a wonderful cheats way! x

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  6. They look sooo yummy! Right up my street! Will be saving this for inspiration! Abi :)
    MyW0rldMyView

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  7. Oh wow, this is just so so cute x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. omg these look amazing and such a good idea for a present!

    Jade x
    Beauty Butterfly | UK Beauty Blog

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  9. Oh my god, that's such a lovely idea! I really want to make something similar now.

    xx Mimmi, Muted Mornings

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  10. This is such a cute idea! I definitely need to give this a go.

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  11. Such a great idea for homemade treats. They look so tasty, I wish i had some :)
    End of tenancy cleaning Hammersmith

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  12. Oh my goodness these look so tasty! I love the sound of Eton Mess sprinkles too, these sound like the perfect thing to make as a gift for someone, I think I'll give it a go!
    Carrie
    carriebrighton

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  13. They look so good! I really need to make some chocolates now, it's a great idea for little christmas presents too! x

    SophiesMakeupBlog

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  14. These look soooo delicious! x

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  15. They look so good, I've decided I need this in my life I'm going to make them thanks for sharing xx

    http://ourstorycanresume.blogspot.co.uk/

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  16. This looks like such a nice idea, and they look amazing! might have to try this out myself xx

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  17. Those chocolates look amazing, so delicious! The photos make me want to grab one and have a bite! And the recipe is really easy. Thank you for sharing.

    Lisa x. http://lisasantosblog.blogspot.co.uk - Me, you and... a cuppa.

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  18. YOU BETTER HAVE SAVED ME SOME FOR WEDNESDAY MITTENS <3 Claire @ Jazzpad

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