Author: Mark Willis and Elly Russell
This is a 14 page guide that takes you step by step through the process of creating a beautiful chocolate gift box, filled with home made chocolates.
We have created a fantastic beginners chocolate guide, giving you all the tips that will get you started at home making your own sumptuous chocolate delights.
You will learn how to correctly temper chocolate using a microwave so that you can work with it. Mark will share his expertise on the different types of chocolate that is available today, and tips and advice on working with and storing your chocolate.
Then you will move onto creating the structure of your chocolate box, where you will use a transfer sheet to create a pretty decorative exterior. You will use templates included in this guide to cut out the sides of the box, and piped chocolate to hold it all together!
While your chocolate box is setting, You can learn how to use chocolate moulds and you will create a few different treats (flavoured to your liking!) to put into your gift box, such as peppermint cripsy sticks (similar to Matchmakers), sugared decorations, chocolates from the moulds and more.