I don’t think anyone is too old for these cuties! I have to admit that my kids (24 & 19) were kinda looking at me strange while I was making these thermomix chocolate reindeers but come on aren’t they awesome! 🙂 And yes once done – guess who were in on them like gold! 🙂
These are really great as a gift when wrapped with cellophane & brightly coloured ribbon for:
- a gift that the kids can give their friends
- a gift that the kids can give their teachers
- a gift that the kids can give their neighbours
- or even on the Christmas table on Christmas Day (But best to leave some out for Santa and his Reindeer!!!!)
A few things:
- Make sure your TM Bowl and Lid are VERY DRY!
- Tempering chocolate is used in this recipe to give the chocolate a glossy, shiny appearance and to help the reindeers set well and be firm.
- It is important to use a good quality chocolate for this recipe to ensure the tempering process works well.
- The salty pretzels and chocolate is a lovely combination, so any left over melted chocolate, dip and cover additional pretzels allowing them to set on a sheet of baking paper.
And the most important thing 😀
To clean Thermomix bowl after melting chocolate:
- Pour a glass of milk into TM bowl and mix 5 sec / speed 8.
- Heat milk 5 mins / 80°C / speed 4.
- Enjoy warm chocolate milk. No wasted chocolate!
Here is Lucy, one of my ThermoFun taste testers daughters who had a wonderful time creating reindeers. From what I hear it was one for Lucy and one for Mum!
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