Easy Home-Made Chocolates

Why do I have to make chocolate when I can simply buy it off the shelf? Because I would like to experience the process of making it; because I want to see what ingredients make up chocolate; because I want to fill up my fridge with some snacks; because I want to be able to use the new pig tray that I bought from Phoon Huat.

This tray is amazing! It has all sorts of pig faces – sad, happy, cross, cheeky – some with their ears down and others up. I am definitely going to be making more chocolates soon because I want to be able to see these pig faces in my freezer more often!


  • Cocoa powder: 1/2 cup
  • Milk powder: 1 cup
  • Icing sugar: 3/4 cup
  • Coconut oil (or cocoa butter): 3/4 cup


  1. Sift together cocoa powder, milk powder, icing sugar.
  2. Use a water bath to warm the coconut oil.
  3. Spoon the powdered mixture gradually into the coconut oil to combine well.
  4. Spoon chocolate mixture into ice-cube trays or moulds with interesting shapes.
  5. Alternatively, place some crushed nuts into a regular ice-cube tray before you spoon the chocolate mixture in.
  6. Leave to freeze for 1hr before serving.


  • I would have preferred using the cocoa butter as the base for this chocolate, though unfortunately, this could not be found easily in the local supermarket. The coconut oil functions as a good substitute, but this would only be good for those who love coconut or don’t mind the strong coconut taste. Fortunately though, my boy loves them a lot!

About 40 small pieces or 20 large pieces

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