Chocolate with almond clusters

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Chocolate with almond clusters
This recipes uses up your leftover Easter chocolate brilliantly and with a bit of nutty crunch makes a nice difference.
 

100g almonds

1 tbsp icing sugar

150g leftover chocolate, chopped

Finely grated zest of an orange (optional)

Sea salt, optional

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4.

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and spread the almonds in a single layer.

Sprinkle with the icing sugar and bake for 5-7 minutes until golden brown, remove from oven and cool slightly.

Melt the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, stir until melted and smooth.

Stir in almonds, icing sugar and orange zest if using.

Place teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto a new sheet of greaseproof paper, top with a sprinkle of sea salt if using and chill for an hour until set. and chill for an hour until set.

Serves
Makes 20-25

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Chocolate, Fruit

Recipe Type
Dessert, Kids Food, Left Overs

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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