Do you like eating chocolate? Yes? Chocolate is a kind of sweet snack that can give the eaters relaxing sensations. Why? Because it contains theorobromine and phenetylamine which influence you’re your psychology.
Chocolate is also having another advantage like lowering the blood pressure. But of course, chocolate which have been processed by sugar and milk will have more calories.
Regardless the advantages and disadvantages of consuming chocolate, this snack is really suitable to complete your wedding party. Yes, chocolate wedding favors are probably a kind of wedding favors that are able to attract the guests.
Are you one of many couple who are interesting in chocolate wedding favors? They are not only delicious but also can be known as cheap wedding favors. If you want to make the chocolate wedding favors by yourself, or probably need to apply some tips and tricks explained below.
DIY Making Chocolate Wedding Favors
Making such pretty chocolates for chocolate wedding favors is easy. The ingredients you need are also easily found in the stores. You can use both dark and white chocolate.
It is better to have more white chocolate than the dark chocolate. The remaining of white chocolate can be colored and then used as the garnish. Don’t forget to buy cashews, almonds, cherries, small candies and some others colorful garnishes to adorn your chocolate wedding favors.
Melting The Chocolate
The first thing you have to do is melting the chocolate. You can use non stick pan to melt them. You should know that sometimes, melting the white chocolate needs longer time than melting the dark one.
Besides, sometimes putting the white chocolate on the pan without stirring it can also make the chocolate will be easily overcooked – depend on the milk composition on each chocolate bar. Therefore, in melting the white chocolate, it is suggested to you to use a very small flame so that it can be more easily for you to control.
Add Butter for Make it Tasteful
Don’t forget to add butter on the chocolate melting process. The butter will make your chocolate will be more tasteful. For the colorful chocolate – as the garnish, you can melt the white chocolate which is poured by food coloring.
Add Fruit Essences
To make it more delicious, you can also add fruit essences which are adjusted by the colors, such as strawberry for red, orange or mango for orange, melon for green, and so forth.
Use Cute Shapes
You should then prepare some molds in cute shapes – the shapes can also be adapted with the theme of your wedding party. The melting chocolate then pours on the mold in which you have put the garnishes there. Finally, you need to put them to the refrigerator, and let your chocolate thickening.
Packaging Chocolate Wedding Favors
Another important point of chocolate wedding favors that you should not forget is about the packaging.
The Material Used
You can use some stuffs to package and beautify your chocolate wedding favors; they are plastic or paper cups, mica, carton boxes, ribbons, imitation flowers, tiny dolls and many others.
It will be better if the packages can be also used to put other things after the chocolate has been eaten. You can make such boxes from thick cartons or mica by yourself.
Colors, Motives and Ornaments
The colors and motives of boxes can be adapted from the main theme of your wedding party. Then, adorn the surface with ribbons, flowers, with or tiny dolls.
It is suggested to you put the chocolate on the paper cups, so that the chocolate will not be messy on the boxes. Of course, you can also choose boxes with such shapes such as flower, heart and other things that perfectly describe the romance.