Chocolate Bars

chocolate-barsA great way to prepare Christmas gifts for friends and colleagues! A last minute surprise!

If you don’t have molds, you may prepare this on a tray covered with baking papers. Break in pieces only when hardened.

Have fun!

Chocolate Bars

  • Difficulty: easy
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Autor: https://artandkitchen.wordpress.com/ chocolate-bars

You need:

  • Silicone molds as for financier or other small molds

Base

  • Chocolate almost any kind which melts well

Aromas

  • flavors (oils bitter almonds, orange, rum ….)
  • grounded spices (cinnamon, chili, cardamom, ginger powder, nutmeg)

Toppings

  • candied fruits (cherries, oranges, lemons, ginger…)
  • dried fruits and berries
  • chopped or whole nuts (best if previously roasted) as almonds, pecan, walnuts, pistachio, peanuts…
  • red pepper, optional as topping
  • sugar pearls

Procedure

  1. Melt the chocolate (I melt about 200 g for each batch) in a water bath until creamy.
  2. If you wish add some grounded spices to taste and stir well.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate in the molds.
  4. Top immediately with nuts, candied fruits, sugar pearls, red pepper.
  5. Shake gently the mold to level the content.
  6. Place in a chilled place (fridge or in winter on the balcony) for about two hours until completely hardened.

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