Chocolate Bowls

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Servings: 8 to 10 bowls
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Moderate

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10 ounces finely chopped dark chocolate, divided
Small balloons, filled with air

Directions

Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper.

Place 5 ounces of the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Stir until completely melted. Remove it from heat and stir in the remaining 5 ounces chocolate until thoroughly smooth. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Spoon 1/2 tablespoon melted chocolate onto prepared pan to form a small disk. Dip the balloon into the bowl of chocolate, coating about a third of the balloon. Place the dipped end of the balloon on the chocolate disk. Repeat with remaining chocolate and balloons.

Place in the refrigerator to set, about 30 minutes.

In order to release the air from the balloon, pinch the balloon just under the knot and cut a small hole in the surface between fingers and knot. Very gradually release air; if air is released too quickly, the bowls may break. Carefully peel the deflated balloons from the chocolate bowls.

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Hi Paula, I've made these before and had fun filling them with candies. This year for Easter I think I'm going to have to rent a kid to blow up the balloons. I've used water ballon size to do this also . Thank you for all you do! Sincerely, Debbie Hetrick

By Anonymous on March 16, 2010

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