Pastry chef Martin Chiffers creates the World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate Easter Bunny

The World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate  Easter Bunny (VeryFirstTo)

The World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate Easter Bunny (VeryFirstTo)

Luxury launches website VeryFirstTo.com is offering The World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate Easter Bunny. The luxury chocolate rabbit has been hand carved by award winning Chocolatier & International Pastry Consultant and former Chef Décor of Harrods, Martin Chiffers and the eyes have an unprecedented sparkle thanks to two solitaire diamonds nestled into the chocolate. The diamonds are from luxury jeweller 77 Diamonds who possess the largest selection of diamonds in the world. The life-size bunny measures approximately 38cm high and Martin Chiffers has excelled in carving a solid piece of luxurious Cacao Barry 75% Tanzania Origin chocolate into a beautiful bunny for the whole family to enjoy. The sumptuous sculpture weighs in at approximately 5 kilograms. The creative chocolate carving took two days to make and is extremely labour-intensive, Martin has worked diligently to ensure that the bunny is truly a one-of-a-kind Easter delight. Detailing includes three solid chocolate eggs at the foot of the bunny that are decorated with gold leaf.

Tobias Kormind (77 Diamonds), Martin Chiffers, Marcel Knobil (VeryFirstTo)

Tobias Kormind (77 Diamonds), Martin Chiffers, Marcel Knobil (VeryFirstTo)

How was the idea of the rabbit born?
Martin Chiffers: I was asked to participate in this nice collaboration and I was very excited about it.
 
What was your main motivation when you were creating this rabbit? 
Martin Chiffers: I was very motivated to create a perfection in the shapes and structures which would play nicely with the precious diamonds – the bright shining eyes.
 
What was the greatest challenge in this project?
Martin Chiffers: The project was challenging in every aspect. But for me it was mostly about getting the right shape and doing the carving well to achieve perfection.
 
Which chocolate have you used?
Martin Chiffers: I chose the Cacao Barry 75% Tanzania Origin chocolate.
 
Why have you chosen that origin?
Martin Chiffers: I love the taste and the amazing smell of this chocolate!
 
Any new big/challenging projects planned for the future?
Martin Chiffers: Every day brings new challenges. Who knows what will be the next one …

A donation of £1,000 will be made to The Prince’s Trust charity should the bunny be purchased.

The World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate Easter Bunny (VeryFirstTo

The World’s Most Extravagant Chocolate Easter Bunny (VeryFirstTo)

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