Ashburton Cookery School

Chocolate Advent Calendar

Ashburton Cookery School

Chocolate Advent Calendar

Our 1 day Chocolate Advent Calendar cookery course will show you how to create delightful festive advent calendars filled with your own delicious handmade chocolates - perfect as gifts to family and friends or to enjoy yourself in the run up to Christmas.

Advent Calendars are a great fun way for both adults and children to countdown the days to Christmas Day and a must-have festive item this year.

On this one-day course, you will learn a technique to temper chocolate at home and the skills to make impressive filled chocolates as well as dipped chocolate truffles. Your finished chocolates will be placed in an attractive advent calendar ready for the first window to be opened on the 1st of December.

At the end of the class you will have the skills to make professional quality artisan chocolates at home, and take away two completed advent calendars each containing 24 handmade chocolates.

A buffet lunch is provided on this course.

Additional moulds, ingredients and advent calendars will be available in our shop if you would like to make more advent calendars at home.

Skills you will learn

  • Tempering Chocolate, table-top method
  • Using coloured cocoa butter
  • De-moulding hand-made chocolates
  • Make 48 filled chocolates to fill 2 advent calendars.
  • Praline Pyramid Dipped Chocolate Truffles
  • Baileys and Irish Coffee Ganache