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What's Included
  • Make 30-40 truffles each
  • Chocolate gift for the bride
  • Try an amazing drink
  • Presentation boxes
  • Chocolate expert
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Key Details

  • Duration Up to 2.5 hours
  • Group Size Minimum of 6 hens
  • Availability All year round
  • Dress Code Casual

What You'll Be Doing

  • You'll be welcomed with a native American drink (as seen in the movie Chocolat)
  • This is drunk to honour the bride
  • Who'll then be presented with a choccie gift
  • Time to get messy!
  • Learn how to make two kinds of ganache
  • Turn the ganache into truffle balls
  • Learn a little about the history of chocolate
  • Once your truffles have set, get decorating
  • Pack your finished truffles (30-40 each) into gift boxes
  • Take them home to enjoy with a glass of wine

Please note: This activity takes place 4.5 miles from Manchester city centre

Hen Top Tip!

Cocktail Mixing. Because you can't live on chocolate alone.

We work with 1000s of suppliers across the UK & Europe so prices, availability, photos and specifics on our chocolate making activity may vary depending on your preferred location and dates.

Feel free to ask your Destination Specialist at the time of booking if you have any questions about this.

Chocolate, one of your essential hen party five a day.

More About Hen Do chocolate making...

chocolate making hen party activity

The Beatles declared that "All you need is love…" But they'd clearly never tried making their own chocolate truffles because once you learn the secret (and the best secret of all is that it's a lot easier than you think), you'll soon realise that all you need is love and a steady supply of gorgeous truffles.

This devilishly delicious session will begin with a welcome drink. This is based on the Mayan "xocoati" as seen being drunk by the equally tasty Johnny Depp in the movie Chocolat. This ancient drink is actually the root of all chocolate as we know it and a fine place to start.

Secondly, there'll be a chocolate gift for the bride-to-be, then everyone will be given an apron as things are going to get messy.

This is a wonderfully hands-on class, you'll get chocolate all over your hands and a fair amount in your mouths because there's no point being so close to so much rich runny chocolate without having a taste. You'll be shown how to make two kinds of ganache, you can choose from;

  • Plain
  • Rum & Raisin
  • Matcha
  • Whiskey & Cherries

All the truffles must be hand-rolled which is fabulous fun and almost spiritual if you're a true chocoholic. The truffles must be allowed to set so during this time you'll learn a little about the history of chocolate and also the link between chocolate and love (yes, that's actually a thing).

Once your truffles have set you'll get decorating using a whole array of ingredients and tricks; cocoa powder, chocolate curls, coconuts, sprinkles and more…

Finally, you'll place your truffles into presentation boxes or bags to take home. Each hen will make 30-40 truffles. All you need to worry about is where to hide your new secret stash when you get home to keep everyone else away from them.

All chocolate is made from green coloured beans.
The beans are 100% natural.
Therefore chocolate is one of your five a day.
You're welcome!
(Please note, that factoid is not based on any actual science whatsoever.)

Reviews

"We had an amazing weekend and Groupia couldn't have made it easier to organise."

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18/10/2019
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Bath Hen Weekend
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5/5 stars

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