Mexican chocolate skulls. Recipe for kids

Mexican chocolate skulls. Recipe for kids

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The skulls both sugar and chocolate are a typical element in the celebration of the Day of the Dead in Mexico. The figure of the skull comes from pre-Hispanic times, and today this figure is used to place it on the altars of the dead, spaces that are dedicated to illustrating the passage from the earthly to the spiritual.

This time shows you the steps to follow so you can prepare with your children, this recipe for children from mexican chocolate skulls, a very colorful sweet full of tradition. You dare?

  • 500 grams of chocolate
  • Individual molds in the shape of a skull
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 cups of icing sugar
  • Artificial colors
  • Plastic bags

1- First melt the 500gr of chocolate in a double boiler.

2- Now go emptying little by little the chocolate in the skull mold. You should not fill it completely, just cover the walls of it, to do this, turn the mold in a circular way while you empty the chocolate. Once covered, let it cool.

3- Beat the egg whites and add the icing sugar to form a dough.

4- Take plastic bags and cut one of the corners, all with the aim of making some duyas. Distribute the mixture between the different duyas and add a teaspoon of food coloring each to have a mass of many colors.

5- With the help of the duyas decorate the skulls as you like, you can add flowers, colorful eyes and nose, dots, hearts, or the figures that you like the most. And ready! You already have a beautiful Mexican skull to celebrate Day of the Death!

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