Happy International Star Wars Day!

4 May

It’s May 4th–International Star Wars Day!

May the Fourth be with you!

(get it?)

In honor of Star Wars Day, I made some chocolates.

Some Star Wars chocolates.

Some Han Solo frozen in carbonite chocolates.

Disclaimer: No scruffy-looking nerf-herders were harmed in the making of this chocolate bar.



I’m not the first person on the internet to do this, but as soon as I saw this blog post I knew I had to have a Han Solo in carbonite chocolate mold of my very own. Unfortunately you cannot buy a Han Solo in carbonite chocolate mold.

So I had to make one.

With science.

The blue thing on the right is my mold.

Okay, with food grade silicone from MakeYourOwnMolds.com and science.

I used Silicone Plastique®, which comes in two parts–a catalyst and a base.  They’re about the consistency of Play-Doh, and once combined you have fifteen minutes to make your mold before the silicone starts to ‘cure’.  Then you let it sit for an hour and ta-da! You have your very own custom mold!

Science is awesome.

And delicious.

May the Fourth be with you.



8 Responses to “Happy International Star Wars Day!”

  1. michelleYpalmer May 4, 2011 at 7:42 am #

    So awesome!

  2. Nia May 4, 2011 at 2:47 pm #

    SO SO SO awesome!

  3. maria May 4, 2011 at 3:44 pm #

    I saw this on Nia’s facebook (I’m her cousin) wow that’s awesome! love it!

  4. Melody May 4, 2011 at 9:30 pm #

    My sister. Made of win since 1986.

  5. Bourbonnatrix June 25, 2011 at 11:58 am #

    left your tea party to see what else you had going on this blog of yours. the geek in me is absolutely amazed! these look great! and you made your own mold!!!

    • agreyeyedgirl June 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm #

      Thank you! It’s definitely one of my favorite projects (and *cough* sometime in the next month I’ll be giving away one of the molds *cough* I’m not sure when, but soon!).
      Thanks for visiting!


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