Chocolate Easter Candy is a holiday tradition. When you make your own, you can control what goes into them, how they are shaped, and how they are decorated, creating a truly personalized experience. You can use the candy for decoration on your table or give it as a gift when you visit family. Here is an easy to follow recipe to make some Chocolate Easter Candy.
Food coloring (optional) if you're using white chocolate
Any extra ingredients you may want to add to the candy
Choose the type of chocolate you want to use. You can choose between any type of chocolate like dark, milk or white chocolate.
Melt the chocolate au bain marie or in the microwave. If you choose to melt the chocolate au bain marie be careful that you don't burn the chocolate; let it melt on his own tempo and keep your eye on it.
Fill squeeze bottles with the melted chocolate. Take the squeeze bottles and fill it with the melted chocolate. Take the molds that you use for making the candy and fill it up.
Scrape any excess chocolate into a bowl; you can use the chocolate later on, for example, chocolate milk.
Tap the mold on the counter top to avoid air bubbles.
Refrigerate the chocolate candy for a couple hours. Put the chocolate candy into the fridge for a couple of hours. If the chocolate is hard enough you can get the candy out off the mold,if you don't get the chocolate immediately out of the mold just tap lightly on the mold to get it out.
As an extra you can wrap the candies as a gift for friends or family.
To avoid any discoloring you can temper the chocolate to ensure it doesn't discolor when you refrigerate the candies later on.
Wear thin cotton gloves while handling the candy to avoid smudges.
For lollipops, coat the sticks with chocolate first, before inserting.
If you want to make candy with more chocolate flavors you can look up on the internet for any recipes.
Be careful when you melt the chocolate don't let the chocolate burn on.
Things You'll Need
A double boiler or microwave to melt the chocolate