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Chocolate Candy Gifts - A Memorable Gift for Special Occasions

Mar 17, 2008
You won't find a lot of people that will not be happy to receive a gift of chocolate. If you're the type of person that likes to make your own candies, you can give your family and friends this sweet delicacy anytime there's a holiday or a special occasion. Chocolate candy gifts are always popular; here's a way to spice up your gift basket to make it unique.

Tools and Creativity

One of the first things that you should do is to go out and buy some candy molds. Your fudge treats might be a popular item at all the parties, however presentation will certainly keep your loved ones coming back for more. If you are the one that is planning the annual Christmas party with friends, a good idea would be to use your recipe to create tiny Christmas trees made a fudge to place in everybody's basket.

If you're also making toffee for Easter, your candy can then take the shape of Easter eggs or even bunnies to make them even more fun to eat. One of the best place to find these molds would be at your local grocery store, you can also order them online in a number of cooking supply companies where you may find a discount or two.

The packaging that you use for your chocolate candy gifts is also crucial. If you are the one that is responsible for bringing these deserts to the party. It would be best if you check with the host or hostess to find out what theme is being used for the party.

Party Themes

For example if you are going to a party with an island theme, a good idea would be to create paper flowers around your chocolate treats, or to use palm tree or flower molds to help shape your candies. If, however, you are heading to a party with a holiday theme, you can make a Christmas tree by using paper, and you can use your candies as ornaments.

For your chocolate candies you can use a small gift bag, and fill up the bag with various flavors, colors, as well as shapes of the candy. There are many things that you can do to make your chocolate candy gifts memorable, and you will not have to spend a lot of money in the process.

Naturally, you have the option to go for a more traditional presentation and put your chocolates inside of a box, giving each candy a separate square for itself. This type of arrangement is usually used for anniversaries as well as Valentine's Day, and you can also make each of your candies different by adding a swirl of flavored frosting, sprinkles, nuts, or by placing fruit or possibly caramel on the inside. If you need additional ideas, you always have the option to visit your local Godiva location and learn more about which boxes and bags would be the best for whatever the occasion would be.
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Listen to Corbin Newlyn as he shares his insights as an expert author and an avid writer in the field of fine foods. If you would like to learn more go to Chocolate Cookie advice and at Hot Chocolate Recipe tips.
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