What better a way to celebrate Easter than by giving your loved ones handmade treats that are not only moorish but good for them too? Lovely Eleanor from Petite Kitchen is back to share with us her recipe for the perfect Easter gift!
Here is a beautiful recipe for toasted almond and bittersweet chocolate clusters. The sweet little morsels are wonderfully decadent and delicious, only contain two ingredients, and take less than ten minutes to prepare.
TOASTED ALMOND AND BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE CLUSTERS
You will need:
• 1 cup slivered almonds
• 100g good quality dark chocolate (I used 85%)
Simply toast one cup of slivered almonds in a dry skillet until slightly browned and fragrant, then set aside to cool.
Gently melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler.
Place the melted chocolate and almonds in to a bowl, and mix until combined. Spoon tablespoons on to a try lined with baking paper, and place in the fridge to set.
- You can get creative with this recipe and use any type of nuts in place of the almonds. Perhaps add a little dried fruit, natural peppermint extract, some orange zest, whatever tickles your fancy really.
Makes 6-8 clusters, best stored in an airtight container kept in the fridge, or in a dark, cool place.