Recipe: My chocolate delight!

December 13th, 2015BlogNo Comments »

I don’t have the sweetest tooth but like anyone, I do love a bit of chocolate every now and again.

The following recipe comes from my beautiful mother who went out of her way one time I went to visit to make me something sweet she knew I would eat! 

All you need is:

– 2 x bars of dark chocolate (if you are really brave you can go the 90% variety, but I went with the 85%)

– any type of nuts (this time I used brazil and peanuts because that’s what was lying around but macadamias and almonds are also amazing)

– dried fruit (craisins are nice for the sweetness but apricots are also delicious)

– uncrystallised ginger

(You just need a handfull of each of the above items).

Line a small baking tray with baking paper, chop up all your goodies (your chopping doesn’t have to be perfect – just go Jamie Oliver on it), and chuck everything into the bottom of the tray.

Nuts, fruit and ginger

Break the chocolate up into a bowl and melt it in the microwave. It only need a few minutes so keep your eyes on it!

Dark chocolate

Pour the chocolate over the bits and bobs and use a spatula to move the chocolate around so everything is covered. Chuck the tray into the fridge to set and you’re done!

My chocolate delight

So easy and delicious!

Let me know what you think or if you have any other healthy sweet treats you love to make.

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