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Personalized gifts are lovely, especially if they feel homemade. Here’s an easy and hilarious gift you can quickly make with your kids – reindeer poop (truffles)! This cheeky Holiday recipe will get kids helping in the kitchen. And put a big smile on the face of whoever receives them.

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No party this season will be complete without a lovely tray of reindeer poop. Just follow the seven steps below.

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You will need:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup of good quality dark chocolate
  • A little bit over half a cup of single cream
  • 2 tsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1 cup of cacao powder (you can also use hot chocolate powder but cacao powder works better visually)
  • Reindeer Poop name tags

Dashing through the snow!

Step 1

Step 1

Break the chocolate into squares. Place in a metal bowl over a pot of simmering water and melt it about halfway. (Resist the urge to simply lick the bowl…)

Step 2

Step 2

Add honey and cream to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Take off the heat right away or you might make it “snow” in your kitchen.

Step 3

Step 3

Pour honey and cream mixture over chocolate. Add the butter. Now, whisk it all together until it’s lovely and shiny. You’ve made ganache!

Step 4

Step 4

Cover the ganache with cling film, making sure the film is against the surface. Then put it in the fridge for at least an hour.

Step 5

Step 5

While the mixture cools, fill out those name tags.

Step 6

Step 6

Scoop the ganache out with a spoon. The size of poop is up to you, but smaller ones mean more to share. Roll it into a ball and then cover with the cacao.

Step 7

Step 7

Scoop that reindeer poop into a clear bag and add a ribbon and a tag. There you have it – a simple and cheeky homemade gift.

Reindeer poop, what on Earth?

We’re Wonderbly. When we’re not crafting chocolate truffles into reindeer poop, we make beautifully personalised children’s gifts. The perfect way to make a child feel extraordinary during the Holidays.

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