23 October 2014

Family Fun with Food *WIN*

Cooking is a great way for kids to get creative while having fun and learning valuable life skills.
With it being National Chocolate Week last week we were very excited to receive a Make and Melt kit from Choc on Choc, which gave us the opportunity to build a white and milk chocolate edible house! I'm not sure who was more pleased, the Mini Mes or my very sweet tooth!




The kit contained:

  • White chocolate buttons 
  • Milk chocolate butons
  • Paper chefs hat
  • Moulds for the house and trees
  • Garden scene
  • Instructions


The instructions were really well detailed and I left Minxy to make the house all by herself while I just observed scoffed chocolate. She loves crafts and cooking so this was a great mix of both for her to enjoy. We don't tend to use the microwave so she melted the chocolate above a bowl of water on the hob as instructed before pouring into the moulds to set. It was a very easy task and the moulds can be washed and reused again and again which is great; I think these may come in handy at Christmas to make ginger flavoured chocolate versions!




It was smaller than we expected, the imagery on the box makes it appear larger than it actually is, but she was still happy using the kit and with the finished product. The house is split into 6 sections (2 roof sections and 4 walls) plus 2 trees and once set these are stuck together with more melted chocolate. It seemed to work well and it was quite stable once complete. The pieces were well formed and there were no problems removing them from the mould and constructing the building.
Minxy coloured in the picture and displayed the house proudly on top until eaten. 




The taste of the chocolate was lovely, I would happily order bags of buttons to eat or gift to others. The kit is also very well presented in a box (reusable) with card sleeve and at £12.99 it is fairly priced for the quality.




You can find out more information and purchase your own on the Choc on Choc website.



*** WIN ***

For your chance to win a Choc on Choc Melt and Make Chocolate House you can enter via the Gleam entry form below. Leaving a comment is mandatory but there are extra entry methods available also.

The giveaway closes at 11.59pm (GMT) 21st November 2014.

Good luck!



159 comments :

  1. a chocolate castle

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  2. A Christmas Tree

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  3. A Chocolate Elephant :) love the giveaway thank you x

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  4. A Whole Life Sized Village Complete With People

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  5. A chocolate castle with all the trimmings

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  6. A Princess castle

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  7. Definitely a chocolate house how cool would it be!

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  8. I would make a chocolate sofa & eat it whilst watching the tv.

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  9. ooo errmm seen as it is coming up to christmas, i'd make my own advent calendar x

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  10. A chocolate train, heading straight for my mouth.

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  11. I'd love to make a solid chocolate stiletto shoe

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  12. A French mansion <3

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  13. A train would be fun, with different flavours of chocolate for each carriage.

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  14. A christmas tree, so the kids could eat it after chistmas is finished :)

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  15. A castle with a moat and dungeon

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  16. An elephant (I am thinking a lot of Chocolate)

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  17. A chocolate tree, then it would keep growing and provide a continuous supply ;)

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  18. I would build a life sized dog.

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  19. A Christmas Tree at my local food bank, big enough to feed everyone who needed a bit of chocolate to make their day.

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  20. Buckingham palace- it's one of the biggest buildings I can think of ;-)

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  21. A life sized house

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  22. I'd build the teen titans characters for my oldest!

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  23. Maria O&#39;Sullivan26 October 2014 at 13:27

    a princess castle to live in!

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  24. A nativity scene for Christmas

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  25. A bed! Can you imagine you could just nibble on a pillow if you got hungry at night!

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  26. A plate. Then I could fill it with fruit and feel virtuous :)

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  27. Spongebob chocolate pants :)

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  28. a warms snugly bed that would slowly melt around me

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  29. I would love to make a little miniture village out of chocolate that would be awesome! My son would definitely help me he can have a chocolate car in his house :P xx Thanks for this giveaway!

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  30. I would love to make a chocolate hot air balloon :) Mmmmmmm Yummy

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  31. A house to live in.. I could eat the walls YUM!

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  32. I would love to have the talent to make replicas of the grandchildren

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  33. a castle with lots and lots of turrets!

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  34. my house - not as easy as it first appears

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  35. A chocolate castle for my grand-daughter

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  36. My princess and me would make a oleg from frozen,thank you for the chance x

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  37. A handbag as it would be my 2 fav things :)

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  38. It would have to be a very large 10 storey house because then there would be plenty of chocolate for me to eat

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  39. A replica of our farmhouse

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  40. ohhh my bed, then I can lay in it and eat my way out of it hahah

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  42. my sons answer was - A Helicopter

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  43. A whole room made out of chocolate would be awesome!

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  44. My little boy wants us to make a train but he's a complete chocaholic so don't think it would be a very big one!! x

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  45. santas sleigh seen as its nearly xmas :D

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  46. A football stadium :-)

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  47. A chocolate tardis!

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  48. if i had it my way the world would be made out of chocolate

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  49. A dinosaur then my grandsons eyes would light up.

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  50. How about a tree with lots of branches as an advent calendar. Snap of a twig a day.

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  51. I would build my entire house and contents from chocolate... And then eat myself homeless..

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  52. a big barn full of chocolate hay so I can pig myself silly lol x

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  53. a big mr tumble statue. my son would be in awe!

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  54. My bed...so I could lie in it and eat and it would slowly melt around me!

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  55. I make a lunch box, then once I have eaten my lunch I can eat the lunch box.

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  56. I would make a big chocolate house! : )

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  57. I'd build a chocolate garden.

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  58. A chocolate castle with a liquid chocolate moat

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  59. A chocolate teapot. You hear them mentioned so often but I've never seen one!!!

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  60. A Handbag- for a quick nibble whilst I'm out and about!

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  61. A chocolate swimming pool - with the pool constructed from chocolate bricks and filled with liquid chocolate

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  62. A fireguard to see if it was actually any use or not

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  63. Maria Jane Knight20 November 2014 at 20:40

    I statue of Johnny Depp ;)

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  64. I would build a train like the one from Harry Potter :D

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  65. my house, a real life sized house to live in, wouldnt last that long mind!

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  66. I would build an aeroplane as my little boy loves planes

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  67. Chocolate pencils so I could hide them in a pencil case and maybe then my colleagues would stop stealing my emergency stash. My daughter would prefer a chocolate castle with a chocolate milk moat

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  68. A chocolate cat! :)

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  69. Georgia McAllister21 November 2014 at 11:03

    A successful chocolate tasting career!

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  70. A huge chocolate christmas tree

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  71. The Taj Mahal

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  72. The Royal Pavilion-om-nom-nom.

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  73. I real house to live in until my daughter and I ate it to the ground ;)

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  74. I would build a chocolate helicopter

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  75. my bed so I could sleep surrounded by the smell of chocolate

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