Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate Bowls

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Kids in the Kitchen

Easter is still a few weeks away, but the kids and I have been experimenting with dessert Easter recipes that we might want to go with our meal.  I think Imperial Sugar’s Chocolate Bowls are the winner.  It’s such a super simple idea, but you can personalize it in a zillion ways.

1.  Blow up the balloons – but keep them rather small as this will be the size of your bowl.  (We used water balloons and they were the perfect size!)  James was able to blow up his balloon, but I had to help Colin with his.

2.  Warm the chocolate – but not too warm or else it’ll pop the balloon – and dip the balloon.

KITK - Making Chocolate Bowls | SensiblySara.com

3.  On a piece of wax paper or a silicon mat, make a small ‘chocolate plate’.  Place the balloon on the ‘plate’ so that the bowl sits flat on the table after it’s hardened.

KITK - Chocolate Bowl Plates | SensiblySara.com

Drying Chocolate Bowls | SensiblySara.com

4.  Refrigerate bowls for at least 30 minutes, pop the balloon and then decorate with royal icing.

Chocolate Bowls for Easter | SensiblySara.com

5.  Refrigerate (or freeze) until you want to use them.  Fill with goodies and serve!

Imperial Sugar Chocolate Bowls | SensiblySara.com

Chocolate Bowls | SensiblySara.com

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Do you have any idea what you’ll be serving for Easter dessert?

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Sara Phillips writes about her kids & husband, recipes, life, and activities. She also enjoys writing reviews and hosting giveaways. Sara and her family live in San Antonio, TX.

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  1. These are so cute. I love how the bowls are made with balloons. Fun!

  2. Julie Wood says:

    I love this idea on making Chocolate Bowls for Easter! These are so great and I am going to make them for Easter and put candy in them. Thanks for the idea!!

  3. Sara this is a fantastic idea! I will have to try this with my own kids!!

  4. Rebecca says:

    These are an awesome idea!!!

  5. we’d fill them with ice cream, making it an edible bowl

  6. Janet W. says:

    What a neat idea and fun for my grandsons to help me with! Delicious, too!

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