How to Make Chocolate Skulls

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Chocolate skulls are easy to make and can add tasty spookiness to your next Halloween party. With a little ingenuity, you can take these simple skulls and make them more elaborate. Decorate the skulls with icing and give the skull a scary face by dying the icing red and letting it drip down the skull. Make the skulls cute by adding candy flowers or other hard candies. Be creative and tailor the skull to your Halloween party and guests.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Melting chocolate or chocolate chips
  • Double boiler
  • 1 tsp vanilla, almond, peppermint or orange extract (optional)
  • Skull mould

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Instructions

    Make the Skulls

  1. 1

    Fill the bottom of a double boiler with approximately 1 inch of water.

  2. 2

    Place the bottom pot on the hob and set to high until the water boils. Turn the heat down to low to maintain a gentle simmer.

  3. 3

    Place the top pot over the bottom pot and add the chocolate.

  4. 4

    Melt the chocolate. Stir it as it melts to maintain a smooth texture. Add your extract of choice while the chocolate melts and continue stirring.

  5. 5

    Pour the melted chocolate into the moulds. If you have a two part mould, fill both halves before snapping the mould together.

  6. 6

    Cool and harden the chocolate completely before removing from the mould. For ease, place the filled moulds in the refrigerator for five to ten minutes before removing the chocolate skulls.

Tips and warnings

  • Decorate the skulls as desired.
  • Store in an airtight container until you are ready to eat the skulls.
  • For longer storing, store in the refrigerator.

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