Homemade Chocolate - Ways To Make Your Chocolate Standout
One of the most fun things about making your own homemade chocolate is that you can play around with different ingredients and make your own unique chocolate recipes and chocolate treats.
Putting your individual stamp on the chocolate that you make will also make it more personal when you give the chocolate as gifts to people that you love. And if someday you want to go further and actually sell the homemade chocolate that you make then having your own unique chocolates will make it a lot easier to sell your chocolate.
But most people that make homemade chocolate use the same basic types of chocolate and the same base chocolate mixes from candy supply stores so how can you make your own unique chocolates without making your chocolate entirely from scratch?
Here are five easy ways that you can create delicious treats that reflect your own personal style:
1. Mix chocolate bases –
Just because a lot of people that make homemade chocolate
use the same bases doesn’t mean that you can’t make your base chocolate unique.
You can use the same chocolate bases from candy supply stores that other people use but just combine them in a unique way to make your own signature flavor. Mixing dark chocolate and milk chocolate, or semisweet chocolate with white chocolate, or mixing
other flavors together to create your own unique base can be a great way to make your homemade chocolates stand out from the crowd.
2. Add things to your base chocolate –
There are lots of things that you can add to your chocolate base to make your chocolates tastier and more unique. You can use toasted sesame seeds to provide crunch, or you can use peanut butter, seeds, nuts, fruits, and lots of other things to make chocolates that are different and delicious.
3. Make your own molds –
Think outside the box when it comes to the molds that you
use to put your chocolates in. Instead of just using traditional candy molds in traditional
shapes use cake molds, soap molds, cookie cutters and other tools to make fun and
unique shapes for your chocolates. If you want to make your own molds you can find
books and the supplies that you need to make your own plastic molds at most craft
4. Use unique packages –
How you pack your candy can become a signature style for you that will set your chocolate apart from other chocolates and apart from commercial
candy too. Instead of using traditional boxes look for fun and unique ways to package your candy like using hand painted box or little cello bags.
5. Use decorations –
Using candy coloring and other fun decorations on your chocolates can help you turn even the plainest homemade chocolate into a fun treat. Make sure that you package decorated candy properly to make sure that the decorations don’t fall off in the package.