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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?

Time required
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
1 hour 7 min.1 hour15 min.2 hours 22 min.
Keeping:
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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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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ChocolateChocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes, Chocolate eclairs, Chocolate sauce, Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis, Chocolate mousse with hazelnuts, ... All
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PistachiosPistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Frozen Nougat, Nougat, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, ... All

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