Turn your next party into a fun chocolate pinata party! All you need is a ball shaped chocolate mold, some melted chocolate and some toys or candy to put inside! Such a fun softball chocolate pinata treat! (GF, dairy free option, soy free, nut free, vegan option, vegetarian)
Shaped Chocolate Mold
Shaped chocolate molds can be found at your local hobby, craft or specialty stores. To make a softball chocolate pinata, you will want to use a mini chocolate ball pinata mold.Chocolate Pinata Mold with Hammer
Mini Chocolate Ball Pinata Mold with Hammer
Softball Chocolate Pinata Instuctions
To make a softball you will need:
- Mini Chocolate Ball Pinata Mold
- Chocolate Melts in Red and Yellow
- Small Toys or Candy Inside the Pinata
Melt the Chocolate
Melt the yellow chocolate melts according to package instructions. Stir until smooth, then pour a generous amount of chocolate into the mold.
Fill the Mold
After filling the molds with chocolate, follow the instructions for hardening the chocolate.
Removing the Mold
Similarily, you will want to follow the instructions on the mold for removing the chocolate from the mold.
Next you'll want to fill the mold with small toys and candy, then plug the mold and seal with melted chocolate.
Adding Softball Stripes
Melt the red chocolate melts and place in a ziploc bag or piping bag. Pipe a long stripe along each side of the ball. Then pipe short strips along the long stripes.
Allow the chocolate to set.
Breaking the Pinata
This is the fun part! Use a chocolate hammer or other tool to break the pinata. Enjoy the chocolate AND the treats inside!
Storing Prepared Chocolate Pinatas
You can store prepared chocolate pinatas for several days at room temperature or in the refrigerator.