6 Homemade Chocolate Desserts For DIY Mother's Day Gift Hampers

On 12th May, 2024, the world will celebrate mothers and motherhood. The day recognises the importance of the maternal bond, selfless love of mothers, and their contribution to society. If you are looking to offer your mom a DIY gift hamper, chocolate goodies is a good idea. Ask your mother about her favourite chocolate delights and make them at home to surprise her.

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This article will help you navigate a few popular desserts that you can bake for your maa who loves to devour chocolates. A few simple recipes and tips for organising a hamper will help you craft a unique gift without spending a hefty amount. It will also showcase your love for your mother, who has been your guardian angel before you were even born. 

Chocolate Dipped Nuts And Fruits

One of the healthiest desserts to prepare using chocolate is coated nuts and dried fruits. You can also use dehydrated fruits for this. Melt some chocolate in a double broiler, line a baking tray, dip your mother’s favourite fruits and nuts in it, and arrange them in the tray. Put the baking tray in the refrigerator so that chocolate binds with the ingredients. After a couple of hours, store the delights in a see-through air-tight container.

Chocolate Granola Bars

If your mother often forgets to eat while managing the house and work, homemade granola bars are perfect. They are healthy, filled with protein and nutrients, and can help your mother refuel her energy. In a saucepan, combine butter and honey on a medium flame. Add muesli, nuts, dried fruits, and chocolate chips to the mixture. Transfer the batter into a baking tray and refrigerate it for a couple of hours. Break the bar into smaller rectangular bars using a sharp knife and store them in a jar.

Chocolate Lava Cake

Right before you are about to present the hamper to your mom, and it is ready to be packed, prepare a chocolate lava cake in just a few minutes. You will need all-purpose flour, butter, baking soda, cocoa powder, chocolate, powdered sugar, and milk. After combining all the ingredients in the right proportion, microwave this for not more than 1 minute. Your delicious choco lava cake will be ready.

Chocolate Fudge

Another delight that you can add to the hamper is chocolate fudge. Using white sugar, condensed milk, cocoa powder, butter, and vanilla extract, you can make the softest and fluffiest chocolate fudge. They can be stored in a glass container with a wide mouth. You can also leave a little note on it saying, “Pair it with your favourite ice cream.” Your mother will love it.

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles are sophisticated delights and easy to carry in a purse. Your mother can keep the jar full of truffles on her work desk or beside her bed. The ingredients for this includes butter, broken dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and heavy cream. Once you have prepared the truffle balls, you can coat each in cocoa powder. You can make it nutritious by adding another coat of grated coconut or crushed dried fruits and nuts.

Chocolate Dipped Cookies

You can simply make a batch for your mother’s favourite chocolate chip cookies. However, it would be nice to make another batch of pineapple or oatmeal and raisin cookies. Once the cookies are done, dip each one in melted chocolate, align in a baking tray, and refrigerate for an hour or two. Store these in a separate glass container.

When it comes to arranging the hamper, use a bamboo basket. You can easily organise the containers of delight in it and toss in a few of your mother’s favourite chocolates as well. Decorate it with a bow on the top and surprise your mother with a drool-worthy gift.