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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?

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

1 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #1If your pistachios still have skins, put them in boiling water for 5 minutes. 5 min.
2 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #2Drain them, then remove skins while still wet and hot (it's easier). 10 min.
3 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #3On 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. 5 min.
4 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #4Remove from the oven, allow to cool and chop roughly. 10 min.
5 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #5Cut 6 Candied grapefruit peel into very small dice and mix with nuts. 5 min.
6 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #6Melt 125 g chocolate in a bain-marie. 5 min.
7 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #7On a baking sheet, put a sheet of cooking parchment. Fix well to stop it from moving. 3 min.
8 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #8Start a chocolate disc: with a maryse spread out a 1 or 2 mm layer of chocolate. 2 min.
9 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #9Quickly 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. 2 min.
10 Chocolate thins with toasted nuts : Photo of step #10Continue like this with all the chocolate. You can vary shapes and sizes.

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

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
161430 gr100 gr122 gr
81 %12 %9 %18 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
60011 gr37 gr45 gr
30 %4 %3 %7 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
801 gr4 gr6 gr
4 %1 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 20 pieces : 3.11 €
Per piece : 0.16 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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