Here is a wonderful holiday gift idea. Not only is it pretty and useful, but you can eat it too! Yes! Wouldn’t you love to get a gift like that? So easy to make. I just made one for a dear friend of mine for her birthday. I made it with both dark and white chocolate and then I filled it with some buttery caramels. She loved it!! Yay! It’s so nice to give someone a gift that you’ve made and then watch them smile. It makes my heart so happy.
I’ve made edible bowls before. I have filled them with candies, chocolate mousse, cookies, and ice cream. I even make them filled with non edible items like jewelry, little kitchen gadgets, a nice scarf. You get the idea. It really is a unique gift that always surprises people. Christmas is coming! Know someone you would like to surprise?
Edible Candy Bowl
Wilton candy melts (1 bag per little bowl) Melted and poured into a pastry bag or zip lock bag (snip off corner to drizzle)
a bowl to use as a mold
foil paper or plastic wrap
Tear off a large sheet of foil paper or plastic wrap, large enough to cover your bowl completely. Make sure it is snug against the bowl. There are 2 ways you can do this:
- place the bowl rim side down, on a sheet covered with foil or parchment. Start drizzling melted chocolate all over the bowl.
- pick up the bowl with your hand under the bowl and start drizzling chocolate with your other hand. You can get a more precise design this way. Use enough chocolate and avoid having large gaps or spaces, so that your candy bowl will be sturdy enough to hold any items you plan to put inside of it.