This instructable will show you the process for how I made my valentines gift, a chocolate dinosaur (holding a flower / anything). It was fairly simple, but quite time consuming, and difficult to make without her noticing... I didn't realize until this instructable that I may in fact have a dinosaur fetish (weird)

Step 1: Make a Dinosaur!

I started by creating a 3D cardboard dinosaur template using just my imagination, a marker, an x-acto blade, and some cardboard. I cut out several pieces of cardboard to create a (somewhat) rigid dinosaur of cardboard. Don't spend too much time on this step, it isn't that important, a crude model will work just fine.
<p>good one</p>
<p>good one</p>
I had an idea after reading this. Choco carving. I could make this, but carve it instead of molding it.
&lt;3 it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
&nbsp;i made this for my wife. she bit it;s head off too.
&nbsp;oooo! please post a pic of it if you have one!
That is a pretty good dinosaur. Just that it's sad that eventually, it'll have to be eaten.&nbsp;
&nbsp;Can't have your cake and eat it too... Unless, SUBMIT FOR MASS PRODUCTION!!!!
Hehe, I can't wait to see that...
Nomnomnom. Your significant other sure is lucky!<br />
&nbsp;Wow, I like the method
Awesome! She's one lucky girl! ^__^<br />
&nbsp;Fantastic instructable, familiar backdrop as well...
&nbsp;From other submissions or did you go to school here as well?
I also attend STO. I saw this instructable and though &quot;dang, that dinosaur looks awful familiar!&quot;
&nbsp;This may be all I've ever wanted in life. thank you.
&nbsp;M--m-m-m-m--m-m-m-m my 2 favourite things, chocolate and dinosaurs!!!!!<br /> <br /> I wonder if you could use bakers silicone the talk about on &quot;the Cake Boss&quot; ???<br />
&nbsp;I considered many different ways for making the mold. My way was what I thought the cheapest and easiest way to make it, so I did :) also, it is was somewhat difficult to find silicone molding 'stuff' since I have no car and don't go to school near enough to any hardware/etc stores.... but they would probably be considered more health regulated...
if dinosaurs had opposable thumbs this is what they would make for their&nbsp; valentine.<br />
&nbsp;The most delicious dinosaur in the history of dinosaurs.
Ha ha nutter. The roundabout way you achieved this is great. 5*<br />
&nbsp;Great Job! No way she won't like it!<br /> <br /> <br />
An utterly mad project, in that very special, highly desirable way.<br /> <br /> Well done, that man.<br />
I just got a cool idea...First you find a bowl that will hold your dinosaur, but make sure his head is visible from the side. Then aquire an amount of Hershey's Syrup to fill the bowl all the way. Whn you fill the bowl with dinosaur you have a tasty version of the famous Seugon's Photo of the Loch Ness Monster! (side effcects include but are not limited to-chocolate overload....sugar highness...possible vomiting)
You should enter the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Enter-the-Dinosaur-Contest/" rel="nofollow">dinosaur contest</a>!
&nbsp;To late, he made it with out grouping it while it was published. And other Instructables in the contest would be great, because I'm entering it soon, but I think if he wants to enter the contest, he'd have to take it up with mikosaurs.&nbsp;

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