Making Chocolate with 3D Printer Might Be the Coolest Thing Ever
Do you have a love for chocolate and wish you could just have your own chocolate on demand anytime you wanted and not even have to leave your house? Your dreams may have come true... Making Chocolate with 3D Printer Might Be the Coolest Thing Ever! 3D printers are the newest cool thing that only people who really really want one are getting. They still cost quite a lot of money and the substance that is used to make the items that are created in it, most likely cost more than printer ink, which is already pretty expensive on it's own.
This Instructable author thought it would be cool to make a chocolate mould of his own design and have it be super unique and original. So, he took to his design program and designed a cute logo of the Instructables character! How cute! He takes you through, step by step on how to do this at home, if you are interested in trying. It does look like a lot of work though. But there are some people that just want to try everything out and do it themselves! Once you had the mould made, the rest is easy, but you have to make a silicon mould out of the plastic one that comes from the 3D printer.
Sorry if you got excited if you thought that you could just tell the 3D printer to make chocolate for you, maybe someday in the near future, but not quite yet! You still have to make the chocolate, which is generally pretty easy, and he has a great recipe that he has played around with, so all of the steps are there for you! Don't have a 3D printer? You could still make chocolate very easily with the recipe he has provided!
Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world, and a large number of foodstuffs involving chocolate have been created. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays. Chocolate letters are a popular tradition in Holland, with the first initial of everyone's name being given to each person starting with the youngest. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages such as chocolate milk and hot chocolate. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented seeds of the cacao tree, a small evergreen tree native to the deep tropical region of the Americas. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, which is a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids. It is best to store chocolate away from other foods, as it known to absorb different aromas. Typically chocolates are packed or wrapped, and placed in proper storage with the correct humidity and temperature. Chocolate is also frequently stored in a dark place or protected from light by wrapping paper.
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