Valentine's Day Recipe - Homemade Chocolate Bark (Cooking at Home with Carolyn)

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May. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Milk chocolate pieces 8 Ounce (Belgium)
White chocolate chip 4 Ounce (Belgium)
Macadamias 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , chop (roasted and salted)
Pecans 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , chop (halves, roasted and unsalted)
Dried cherries 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Dried cranberries 2 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Roughly chop the macadamias and pecans keep them separately.

MAKING

2. On a double melt the milk chocolate and the white chocolate separately in different bowls.

3. Melt the chocolate for 3-5 minutes using the spatula stir the chocolate.

4. Prepare a cookie sheet with is lined with parchment paper.

5. Once the chocolates have melted well, drizzle half of the white chocolate on the sheet just splatter it using the spatula.

6. Next pour the milk chocolate over the white chocolate and spread it evenly using the spatulas, spread it to about ¼ inch thick.

7. Once done add the dried cranberries and cherries followed by the macadamia nuts and pecans.

8. Once done drizzle the remaining white chocolate over the nuts using a spatula pour it in thin stream.

9. Place the chocolate bark into the refrigerator for about 10 minutes or until the chocolate sets up firmly.

10. After 10 minutes break the chocolate bark into small pieces.

SERVING

11. Serve the chocolate bark along with coffee, espresso, dessert wine, or over ice cream.

NOTE

If you don’t have the pots or glass bowls to create two double boilers. You can melt the two different chocolates one at a time using one boiler.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 325Calories from Fat 199

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 22 mg0.92%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet