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Chocolate thins with toasted nuts

Chocolate thins with toasted nuts

A very thin disc of chocolate, topped with toasted nuts and candied grapefruit peel.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 20 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 7 min.1 hour15 min.2 hours 22 min.
Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #1 If your pistachios still have skins, put them in boiling water for 5 minutes.
Stage 2
10 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #2 Drain them, then remove skins while still wet and hot (it's easier).
Stage 3
5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #3 On a baking sheet, put 50 g whole almonds, 50 g pistachios and 50 g walnut kernels, put in the oven at 150°C or 302°F for 5 minutes until lightly toasted.
Stage 4
10 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #4 Remove from the oven, allow to cool and chop roughly.
Stage 5
5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #5 Cut 6 Candied grapefruit peel into very small dice and mix with nuts.
Stage 6
5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #6 Melt 125 g chocolate in a bain-marie.
Stage 8
2 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #8 Start a chocolate disc: with a maryse spread out a 1 or 2 mm layer of chocolate.
Stage 9
2 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #9 Quickly put on it a layer of nuts. Press in with the back of a spoon or your fingers, to be sure that nuts are embedded in the chocolate.
Stage 10
30 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #10 Continue like this with all the chocolate. You can vary shapes and sizes.

Put in the fridge for at least one hour.
Stage 11
1 hour
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #11 Afetr this time, unstick discs from paper.
Stage 12
5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #12 Serve with ice-cream for example, or to finish a meal with coffee or tea.

Remarks

You can alter this recipe by changing nuts or dried fruits and/or replacing dark chocolate with white.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made

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