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Giant m&m and hospital story

Update: We are home! We got back from hospital late last night after nearly four weeks. Technically James is still a patient of the hospital, we have a nurse coming to our house every day to give him IV antibiotics, which he'll need for the next month. I was overwhelmed by ... »

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How To Make Chocolate Easter Eggs 2018

It is that time of year again when the shelves at the store are full of chocolate eggs. But how do you make them extra special and different to what everyone got last year? Watch the video for some fun easter egg ideas. Nutella egg All you'll need is 2 jars of nutella, a large ... »

The Perfect Chocolate Cheese Board

The Perfect Chocolate Cheese Board

If you love cheese you'll be delighted when your host brings out a board covered in amazing cheeses and crackers. But if you are a sweet-tooth then the chances are that your heart just sunk with disappointment. To solve that conundrum I've created a chocolate board filled with candy and fruit and nuts ... »

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Chocolate Balloon Bowls Part II

This is long overdue. I made the first chocolate balloon bowl video 5 years ago! Sorry for the long wait. I spent a day designing some new creative chocolate balloon bowls for you to try, I hope you have fun making these. Your friends will certainly enjoy eating them. Oh, ... »

Chocolate Records

Who knew? Records don't just have to made out of vinyl, they can be made from chocolate. Sweet! After hearing that I wanted a chocolate record so I decided to see if it was possible to make them at home. Watch the video to find out how it sounded. For ... »

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Giant Kinder Surprise Egg

Here's how to make a giant kinder surprise egg using balloon. As well as that we opened some 20 year old kind surprise eggs so we could compare the toys that you got back then to what you get now. Which ones do you think would be better? To make a giant kinder surprise ... »

How To Make Chocolate Cigarettes and more decorations

How To Make Chocolate Cigarettes and more decorations

Chocolate cigarettes or cigarellos has been getting lots of requests recently. But when I looked online, I found videos showing pastry chefs making them with ease ... which made me wonder why people wanted me to do it? And then I tried them!!! After 5 very frustrating failed attempts, I finally learnt the SECRET ... »

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Prank Chocolate Truffles

Filming this video was so much fun. Make your own prank chocolate truffles and watch the reactions of your friends as they eat them. With thanks to Draw with Jazza, Jayden Rodrigues and Jamie for being such good sports and eating the whole box. Chilli V Raspberry Chocolate Truffles To make raspberry chocolate truffles filling ... »

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5 NEW Chocolate Decorations

  When playing with chocolate it goes through a magical bendable stage. It is during that time that you can do some pretty mind-bending things with it to make decorations. To get it in that state easily use the frozen surface technique shown in the video. To make these chocolate decorations you will need: Real ... »

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Fathers Day Gift Idea : Chocolate Tools

  It is not Father's Day here in Australia until September 3 but it is coming up very soon on June 18 for the USA, UK and many other countries. The requests for a fun and easy Fathers day gift idea have been flooding in so I put my thinking cap on. Here ... »

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Chocolate Swirls and Splashes

  It's time to have some fun with chocolate swirls and splashes. Capturing the fluid motion of liquids in solid form always looks fascinating. It's like freezing a moment in time. Cake Pop Swirls You can make cake pops from scratch using this recipe or this one or use cake scraps as below 2 cups cake crumbs 150g (5.29 ounces) ... »

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Easter Creatures

If you are blessed to get lots of eggs at Easter time, have some fun and turn them into creatures. For some of these cute animals you'll need a chocolate mold but for others you can just use the eggs you got for Easter. This week I want to take a moment to say a ... »

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Air Delight Aero Chocolate Bar Recipe

  Chocolate with bubbles of nothing mixed through, sounds easy right? I did several experiments with different methods before we got this to work. But the results were worth it, beautifully bubbly chocolate. How to make bubbly chocolate at home Bubbly Chocolate Experiment 1: 300g (10.58 ounces) chocolate (make sure it is real chocolate, check the ingredients and ... »

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Chocolate Camera

  There's a sweet, sticky tug-of-war that occurs every week in my kitchen as I film my latest crazy creation - the wrestle between making beautiful food and also getting the perfect shot for video. I still shoot and edit all my videos personally, which is probably why I have chocolate ingrained into the focus ... »

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Blocks of chocolate stuffed with yummy fillings

  Artisan blocks of chocolate make great presents and the best part is you don't need to buy an expensive mold. Today we are making four different styles of filling. You can adapt these recipes to make new flavors that suit your own unique style. For my Australian followers remember it is ... »

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Chocolate Eiffel Tower

  Everyone dreams of visiting Paris one day, whether to enjoy the cuisine, admire the famous paintings in the Louvre or visit the Eiffel Tower. I was amazed to discover that the Eiffel Tower was meant to be a temporary structure as part of the 1889 World Fair. Of course, not only is it ... »

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Giant Toblerone Recipe

  I love making giant chocolate bars and giving them to people who are doing giant things. Unsung heroes who just go about their business with a heart of gold. Watch the end of this weeks video to see the story of Jordan, the guy who got this one. The toblerone shape ... »

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Chocolate Truffles Part 4

  It has been exactly five years since I uploaded my very first video to How To Cook That. What a great journey and an enormous learning curve too! When I first started, I didn't know anything about YouTube channels and only started uploading to the site because my original website couldn't handle ... »

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5 Amazing Easter Eggs to make at home

  I'm sure everyone has tasted cheap Easter eggs. You know the ones ... very sweet but not particularly chocolatey and after you swallow, it feels like there's a layer of grease on the roof of your mouth. So here's the secret to great-tasting eggs ... use real chocolate. Today I'll show ... »

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Strawberry Chocolate

Strawberries and chocolate have always been a winning combination. Here is a new way to serve them that looks stunning as a gift. A block of strawberry chocolate. You of course only need two ingredients, 12 strawberries and 350g (12.35 ounces) chocolate. Choose strawberries that are beautiful and fresh and around the same size. For the chocolate you ... »

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World’s Biggest Tim Tam recipe video

 This is the world's biggest Tim Tam. You can of course scale the Tim Tam recipe down and make normal sized Tim Tams. Or surprise someone who is doing giant things with one like this. We gave this huge Tim Tam to Jessica Watson, the youngest person to sail solo around the world. ... »

2 ingredient chocolate mousse recipe

Easy 2 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse Recipe

  The easiest chocolate mousse you'll ever make. All you need is chocolate and water! Perfect when you need a dessert a hurry. Get started with the first step, throw it in the freezer and make your mains. Then whip this up and serve. Done! Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe 180g (6.35 ounces) dark chocolate 60millilitres (2.03 fluid ounces) or 1/4 cup water Extra 70millilitres (2.37 fluid ounces) .... »

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Chocolate Chewbacca

  Chewie, the walking carpet, lovable fuzzball with a limited vocabulary is one of my favourite Star Wars characters. He is like a giant teddy bear body guard. I have made him today out of chocolate bars, he even stands up. BRRWHHAARG! My husband took one of our kids to Australia Comic ... »

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Worlds Biggest Hershey’s Kiss Recipe

Meeting people who dedicate their lives to helping others is always inspiring. Being able to give a little something back (this time in the form of a giant Hershey's Kiss) is something that I absolutely love. Giant Hershey's Kiss Recipe 4kg (8.82 pounds) quality white chocolate 600g (21.16 ounces) oreos large funnel (this is the one i used) kisses pdf ... »

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How to make chocolate at home bean to bar

Bean to bar chocolate is taking the world by storm. Follow the video to see how you can make your very own chocolate at home. The best part is that you can control just how much sugar to add as well as any extra ingredients. Just as there are many different flavours of coffee as a ... »

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