Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Wonka Chocolates

By  |  0 Comments

“There is no life I know that compares to pure imagination.  Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be.”  – Willy Wonka

willy-wonka-and-the-chocolate-factory-movie-poster-2003-1020204474

Don’t you just love candy?  After watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory I always wanted to create my own candy.  I live vicariously through my kids, so we made our own Wonka Chocolates.

IMG_2985

Willy Wonka Chocolates

Materials Needed:

  • Chocolate Chips (of all varieties)
  • Candy, Marshmallows, Nuts, Coconut, etc.
  • Shortening
  • An Ice Cube Tray
  • 1 Tablespoon
  • A Bowl
  • Extract (optional)

How to Make the Chocolates

IMG_2987

  • Put different chocolate chips, marshmallows, candies, etc. into each section of the ice cube tray.

IMG_2993

  • Fill them about 3/4 of the way full.  

IMG_2995

  • Here is our candy-filled ice cube tray.

IMG_2998

  • Empty a bag of chocolate chips of any flavor into a bowl.  You can add 1/4 tsp extract if you want to get extra creative.  Add 1 T shortening into the bowl.

IMG_2999

  • Melt the chocolate and shortening in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring in between each.  

IMG_3000

  • Once you have the desired chocolate consistency, pour it into your ice cube tray.  Tap the chocolate down so that it covers the candies, marshmallows, etc.
  • Refrigerate until chocolate is hardened.

IMG_3001

  • Once the chocolates are hard, use a butter knife to gently pry them from the ice cube tray.  

IMG_3002

Everyone enjoy your chocolate-y creations!

IMG_3004-001

And if you have a two-year-old, keep on eye on them or they may coat their bodies in melted chocolate.

IMG_3006 IMG_3007

Bath time!

Click on the picture to enjoy the chocolate room scene from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Pure Imagination

Pure Imagination

Signature.jpg

You might also like:

Sleeping Beauty: Sleeping Dragons Game

Sleeping Beauty: Sleeping Dragons Game

The Lorax: Marshmallow Shooters and Mustaches

The Lorax: Marshmallow Shooters and Mustaches

My Little Pony: Hobby Horses

My Little Pony: Hobby Horses

 

Welcome to Fun-Filled Flicks! I am a Disney-loving mother of three who hopes that this site will help you make lots of memories with your own family.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *