Learn how to make your own chocolate on a 2-hour workshop at the ChocoMuseo in Antigua. This is a hands-on activity, starting from the cocoa tree to the finished product passing by every step of the whole chocolate-making process. You will also discover the history of cocoa and the reasons why Guatemala is so important in the history of chocolate.
Learn how to make your very own chocolate during this interactive tour of the museum and the chocolate workshop. A professional guide will explain to you how to make chocolate from the bean to the bar. Understand the history behind the famous cocoa beans and how Guatemala was involved since the very beginning of chocolate history.
During the workshop, you will learn the different steps of the chocolate making process and participate to 4 of them: roasting the cocoa beans, removing cocoa husk, grinding the cocoa nibs on a metate with a mano, and refining the cocoa paste in a melangeur.
Finally, you will prepare and savor delicious hot chocolates as well as creating your own chocolates with your choice of ingredients. You will be able to leave with all of your handmade chocolates unless, of course, you have already eaten them.