Why spend up to £10 to buy an Easter egg that may have very little chocolate in it, when you can mould your own at half the price, and have the bonus of giving a personalised gift?!
I had grown up with the notion that to create Easter eggs, you had to melt chocolate and brush it in layers into the mould, building it up over time to a descent thickness. Although a great little hobby project for creating a handful of eggs, this just takes far too long if you want to create a large number of them. It also isn't nearly as adventurous as I would like!
To complete this project, you will need...
Chocolate (well duh!)
Cadbury mini eggs (for the dotty effect)
An Easter egg mould
3 Elastic bands
A K'Nex Roto moulding machine (see my instructable of how to build one of these here