It is said that the day of wedding is the most beautiful day in a Woman’s Life. No wonder many young brides want this day to be Perfect. From dress and comfortable shoes to wedding favours.
Recently trending, chocolates make ideal wedding favours.
Some time ago I was asked if I would be able to prepare wedding favour chocolates. This question gave me thrills.
I cannot say it was a mostly pleasant feeling. I was slightly petrified! But after careful considerations, I decided to give this idea a go!
Recently I had an opportunity to run a test. Namely – I have been invited to a wedding! And so I bravely offered my chocolate services as a present to the Newlyweds.
My offer met with reasonable enthusiasm, and so at the end of September I found myself in a production mania.
Objective: 100 Wedding Chocolates
I had to divide my work to batches to make it digestable for one person. After all it’s been a single largest batch of chocolates producted by me in one go so far!
This stage was fairly easy. I just had to temper some chocolate. In this case, I used chocolate 55%. To the chocolate mass I added some orange peel and for breaking the taste…. rosemary!
After tempering I had to pour the chocolate in the moulds and wait a few hours for it to set (in reality I could resume my work on the following day).
The second stage was a reasonably pleasant part- decorating. The 100 chocolate hearts were treated with golden (edible!) spray and glitter (also edible!).
After doing this – again, I had to leave the chocolates to dry for a couple of hours.
In my case, this stage turned out to be the most laborious (who would’ve thought!)
Unfortunately in this case, I had to pick each chocolate separately using dedicated tweezer and pack it into a cellophane pouch. Then I had to tie a bow with a ribbon and cut the excess cellophane.
For such prepared chocolates all it took then, was reattaching the tag (luckily this time it was not my job).
Probably the most stressful of all – guests reaction and feedback.
During The Reception I was really stressed and worried, in case I’d messed up and so I was closely observing guests’ reactions. To my surprise not all of them realised at first they had a piece of chocolate put in fron f them!
Luckily, in most cases a second glance was enough to get an idea of the nature of the golden heart (phew!!).
What do you think? Are chocolates a good idea for wedding favours? Please let me know in the comment section!