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Share with Cadbury your homemade chocolate gift ideas - chance to win £300 voucher NOW CLOSED

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EllieMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 22-Nov-17 12:02:37

Christmas is just around the corner which for many means the present lists are out and shopping mode is on. Thinking of what special gifts to get for everyone can be quite a task, however good old homemade treats often spread Christmas joy the most. Cadbury would like to know your homemade gift ideas using chocolate.

Do you create little Christmas chocolate hampers or gift bags? Perhaps you bake a chocolate cake and use individual chocolates or crumbled Flake or Crunchie as decoration? Or maybe you melt your favourite Cadbury chocolate and turn it into lollipops or transform it into your own bespoke chocolate bark to hand out?

Whatever your homemade chocolate gift ideas, share them on the thread below to be entered into a prize draw where one lucky MNer will win a £300 voucher of their choice (from a list).

Thanks and good luck!
MNHQ

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sharond101 Wed 22-Nov-17 12:42:09

We do chocolate finger prints and make tree decorations with them for the Grandparents.

foxessocks Wed 22-Nov-17 12:58:26

Brazil nuts dipped in melted chocolate in a pretty box

Justonedayatatime11 Wed 22-Nov-17 13:10:17

Cadburys Bournville to make chocolate brownies which we then sprinkle with edible gold dust. Yum!

Rosehips Wed 22-Nov-17 13:12:08

we've got some christmas chocolate moulds

kateandme Wed 22-Nov-17 13:30:31

chocolate bark with broken fudge,crunchie,white buttons oreos and amrshmellows sprinkled on top.peraps a few dried fruit pieces.
oreo truffles with Cadbury coating.

Pinkiepromisex Wed 22-Nov-17 13:33:25

We melt chocolate and put it in Christmas shaped moulds adding nuts or popping candy. My daughter gives them as gifts in little jars tied with ribbons.

Sleepysausage Wed 22-Nov-17 14:15:12

We love to make chocolate rice Krispies cakes with red, white and green sprinkles for a seasonal touch

Popcornandbuttons Wed 22-Nov-17 15:38:14

We melt dairy milk and use Christmas baking mounds to make chocolate biscuit cake - a fridge cake which is yummy.

Theimpossiblegirl Wed 22-Nov-17 15:42:55

We make rice crispie or corn flake cakes in Christmas themed cake cases and decorate them with seasonal Smarties (you can get packs of red, white and green only). They go down very well at the school fair.

TellMeItsNotTrue Wed 22-Nov-17 15:45:02

We use the moulds from old Cadbury advent calendars to make chocolates, some just chocolate and some with fudge/sprinkles/popping candy then they add writing icing pen on front when set and they go in little bags and are hung on the tree

We all have a selection box made by someone else (we draw names, we help DC pick the chocolate) so that we get what we like or what that person thinks we like it's more personal, more likely to get what you like, effort put in and the DC love the name draw and shopping, and are desperate to tell their person what they bought so we have to do it close to Xmas so that they don't burst grin

FoofFighter Wed 22-Nov-17 16:03:37

I'm being evil and making some fake truffles for a 10yo boy grin
raw sprouts dipped in melted chocolate!

I shall have some nice real choccies to give him once the joke is over of course, I'm not quite that evil.

gingerclementine Wed 22-Nov-17 16:07:05

My DFiL (and he really is a dear) is gluten free so I make a gluten free dark chocolate log swiss roll with whipped cream in the middle, melted chocolate over the top swirled to look like bark, dusted with icing sugar snow with a robin on top. He loves it and so do DC.

My mum also started a tradition when we were tiny of making her own chocolate truffles with soft amaretti biscuits blended into crumbs mixed with cocoa powder and OJ for the children or brandy for the adults, then dipped in melted chocolate and rolled in chopped nuts or grated chocolate.

WinnerWinnerChickenDinner0 Wed 22-Nov-17 16:14:39

Making chocolate truffles is part of our Christmas week tradition. Little gift bags for teachers and friends. And lots of bowl licking ..... yum

MummyBtothree Wed 22-Nov-17 16:18:55

I always bake and decorate my own yule log cake every Christmas and decorate with lots of chocolate grin

Holliewantstobehot Wed 22-Nov-17 16:19:28

Homemade shortcake dipped in melted chocolate is my usual but having read the ideas above I am tempted to make a cadburys heroes decorated cake this year. DS loves heroes so it wouldn't last long. grin

asuwere Wed 22-Nov-17 16:24:35

We make chocolate fudge and add sparkles or crushed candy cane - really yum and super easy!

Thesqueezermustghost Wed 22-Nov-17 16:47:12

Dd loves 100% chocolate (eeeew), so special Christmas treat is to grate it into risotto or carrot salad.

ButterflyOfFreedom Wed 22-Nov-17 17:14:43

Chocolate moulds in the shape of Christmas trees, Robins & snowmen.
Decorated with icing and/or sweets.
Cellophane wrapped with a red ribbon.
Job done! smile

honeyandginger48 Wed 22-Nov-17 17:29:44

I make chocolate reindeer lollies by melting chocolate into face shaped blobs and adding fizzy strawberry laces for antlers, pink strawberry chocolate buttons for a nose and smarties for eyes. They look really cute.

UpOnDown Wed 22-Nov-17 17:32:38

We make chocolate fridge cake, melt chocolate and stir in crumbled digestives, marshmallows etc

CMOTDibbler Wed 22-Nov-17 17:43:54

We make chocolate reindeer cupcakes

maclinks Wed 22-Nov-17 17:54:47

I collect all the Halloween chocolate up and some extra and turn it into chocolate fudge gifts.. here is a picture of my white chocolate and honey fudge

Bloopbleep Wed 22-Nov-17 18:25:32

Chocolate gift ideas? Buy a brand other than Cadbury’s and eat

BrieAndChilli Wed 22-Nov-17 18:28:34

I cover balls of cake in chocolate then top with a little bit of melted white choc and a couple of mini Holly sprinkles to make little Xmas puddings

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