Valentine’s Day is for making sweet heart shaped chocolate treats for the ones you love. These white chocolate hearts are incredibly easy to make and pretty foolproof Valentine treat. Why buy from the store when you can make homemade Valentine’s candy on your own. These easy Valentine’s treats are super quick, and if you are on a time crunch, these treats can be made the night before any event. No one can resist some DIY Valentine chocolate in a pretty box.
Add a touch of whimsy to your Valentine’s Day celebrations with homemade white chocolate heart candy! These sweet treats are the perfect combination of creamy white chocolate and charming heart-shaped design. They make for a thoughtful gift for your sweetheart or a tasty treat to share with friends and family. Plus, they’re super easy to make at home, too.
Just follow the instructions, and pop these delicious Valentine’s Day sweets into the refrigerator. Then you just watch the magic begin!
Homemade Chocolate Candy Ingredients
There are just a few simple ingredients needed to make these homemade candy heart treats. You will need white chocolate or baking wafers, Valentine candy and Valentine sprinkles. If you are using real chocolate, semi sweet chocolate chips or milk chocolate chunks work great for homemade chocolate. If you want to use dark chocolate to make dark chocolate hearts – that will work, too!
How to Make Heart Shaped Chocolate Treats
You need a heart-shaped silicone mold to make these however, the silicone candy mold can be plain hearts or have words. For the ingredients, buy the best quality white chocolate or coloured baking wafers (candy melts or chocolate bark) that you can find. You can purchase baking wafers from the craft store, online or at a baking supply store. You can also sometimes find at the grocery store.
Once you have the chocolate and the heart mold, you one step away from creating these magical treats. Melt chocolate and/or wafers carefully in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl or a double boiler. Add some of your favourite Valentine’s sprinkles or candy into your shape before placing the melted chocolate into the mold! You can use a piping bag or a plastic baggie with the corner cut off to add the chocolate to the mold with less mess.
Wipe away the excess chocolate to clean up the mold. Chill chocolate hearts to set. That is all it takes to make homemade Valentine’s Day candy.
I used pink, white, and blush sprinkles, but feel free to use whatever you like, anything will work and everyone will love these tasty white chocolate hearts!
There are many kinds of sprinkles and candies that would work well in this homemade treats recipe. The great thing about homemade Valentine’s candy is that you can customize it the way that you like or the recipient of these chocolate treats would like. I like using Valentine M&Ms and cinnamon hearts.
This homemade chocolate candy can be placed in a cellophone bag or in a pretty box. It is that easy to pull those gifts together.
Chocolate candy hearts make the perfect sweet treat for class parties or gift giving. Homemade chocolate candy hearts will become a Valentine tradition.
Homemade Valentine’s Candy
Feel free to add milk or dark chocolate into your molds if you are not a fan of white chocolate! The great thing about this homemade chocolate hearts recipe is you can customize it any way you like or how your friends or family like, everyone will love how you paid attention to detail. These heart shaped chocolate treats are always a bit hit.
When you are done making your heart shaped chocolate treats try creating a heart-shaped box to place your gifts inside, your loved ones will love this!
Did you know that in 1868 the chocolate company Cadbury started putting chocolates in fancy heart-shaped boxes for Valentine’s Day? Since then, the heart-shaped boxes have been associated with Valentine’s Day. However, these chocolate heart candy treats are even better since they are made with love by hand.
Chocolate Valentine Candy FAQs
When you are finished assembling the candy, put the heart molds into the refrigerator for about an hour to allow the hearts to set. You can speed this process up by placing the candy hearts into the freezer.
You can store the chocolate candy hearts in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Place a piece of parchment paper or wax paper between layers of candies. Before serving the hearts, leave them out at room temperature so they soften to eat.
White Chocolate Hearts Recipe
White Chocolate Hearts
- 3 Cups white chocolate chips chunks or wafers (good quality)
- 3 Cups melting wafers pink
- 1/4 Cup sprinkles heart shaped
- 1/2 Cup candy M&Ms
- 1/2 Cup jelly beans heart shaped, optional or other candy
- 1/4 Cup cinnamon candy hearts
- Place toppings (candy, sprinkles) in the bottom of a heart shaped silicone heart mold.
- Melt chocolate and/or wafers carefully in the microwave or a double boiler.
- Slowly pour the white chocolate into the molds over the toppings.
- Repeat with the pink wafers.
- Refrigerate and when set, remove from molds.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.
Let me know if you try these white chocolate hearts. If you always wanted to try to make homemade Valentine’s candy, this is an easy recipe to start with. Make these easy homemade chocolate hearts into a gift box for someone special.
Do you have any other favourite easy Valentine’s treats that you make? Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤❤
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