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How To Chocolate Coffins and Skulls

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How To Chocolate Coffins and Skulls

Chocolate Skull Molds (c)2006 Reign Trading Co

These chocolate coffins and skulls are traditionally used during Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico, however they are becoming more popular as a Halloween treat as well. You will need some supplies, so read the directions first.
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: This project will take a couple of hours to complete, depending on the type of chocolate you use.

Here's How:

  1. Melt the chocolate. You can use a variety of types.
    • Easiest Method-Chocolate candy wafers that you can melt in the microwave Buy Direct
    • You can also use different flavorings in your chocolate, such as Kona, Mocha or even Hot Chile Buy Direct
    • Microwaved Tempered Chocolate Instructions
    • Standard Tempered Chocolate Instructions

  2. Pour the melted chocolate into the molds.

    Skull Molds Buy Direct
    Coffin Molds Buy Direct

  3. Let the chocolate cool according to the instrucions.

  4. Pop candy out of the molds and store in an airtight container until ready to use.

What You Need

  • Chocolate
  • Chocolate Molds
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