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Making chocolates or sweets

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  • cookiedough38
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    these ideas are great, I am going to my new boyfriends parents house on christmas day evening and boxing day so am making them a platter of goodies!
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  • laura16_2
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    Jetty - I'm thinking of turkish delight because thats my favorite
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  • mardatha
    mardatha Posts: 15,612 Forumite
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    I'm thinking about turkish delight too, and have been ever since somebody further up the thread mentioned them !!
  • laura16_2
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    yep I'm the same I proberbly should start with something easier seen as everyone has struggled with it so far but I'll give it a go
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  • jetty
    jetty Posts: 3,011 Forumite
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    laura16 wrote: »
    Jetty - I'm thinking of turkish delight because thats my favorite


    You have to let us know how it goes :D

    Mardatha, you crack me up :rotfl:
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  • jetty
    jetty Posts: 3,011 Forumite
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    these ideas are great, I am going to my new boyfriends parents house on christmas day evening and boxing day so am making them a platter of goodies!


    Are you nervous or have you met them before? I bet they will love you with all the goodies you make :D
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  • hdollabbott
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    hi there

    i have a great wee recipe that doent last long in my house lol i only do it at chrismas to keep it special and i think its a bit christmasy white chocolate being snow and the cany canes are always a christmas thing

    white chocolate ,candy canes and peppermint essence.

    you make up how much you use i normally use 2 bar of asda white chocolate 4 candy canes smashed up and 2 drops of peppermint essence . greaseproof paper in a backing tray then spread quite thinnly let it set then break up into uneven pecies ...... i little peice of heaven lol


    enjoy

    heather
  • jetty
    jetty Posts: 3,011 Forumite
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    Okay, i have made the rocky road which is setting in the fridge, made adapted 15's, just cherries and milk and white chocolate drops :D and i have made the mint choccies again.... on to the truffles :D Got my mum and dad coming down to be guinea pigs!!

    Oh and the peanut brittle is in the bin, i think it's too complicated for me!! That and i had to guess measurements as i have packed my scales :rotfl:
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  • mardatha
    mardatha Posts: 15,612 Forumite
    edited 11 December 2009 at 7:21PM
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    Jetty, can I come and live next door to you please ? I promise I'll behave... :)
    Forgot to say, my son's g/f got me 3 bottles of rose water, and today the postie handed me.... a gorgeously smelling bag full of broken glass...
    :(
  • Kazipoo
    Kazipoo Posts: 806 Forumite
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    mardatha wrote: »
    Jetty, can I come and live next door to you please ? I promise I'll behave... :)
    Forgot to say, my son's g/f got me 3 bottles of rose water, and today the postie handed me.... a gorgeously smelling bag full of broken glass...
    :(


    Awww i'm absolutely gutted for you!! I ended up getting mine from morrisons if its any help.
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