Chocolate thins with toasted nuts


Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
A very thin disc of chocolate, topped with toasted nuts and candied grapefruit peel.
227K 36 4.1
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:TilesDiscChocolateDry fruitsToastedCandied fruits
For 20 pieces, you will need:

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1 hour 7 min.1 hour15 min.2 hours 22 min.
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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 dark 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
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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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,632 Kcal or 6,833 Kj31 gr102 gr122 gr
82 %12 %10 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
607 Kcal or 2,541 Kj11 gr38 gr45 gr
30 %4 %4 %7 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
82 Kcal or 343 Kj2 gr5 gr6 gr
4 %1 %<1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 pieces : 3.11 €
  • Per piece : 0.16 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Dark chocolateDark chocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate mendiants, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, How to make chocolate chips, Chocolate eclairs, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nougat, Frozen Nougat, Moist cereal bars, Tomato pesto, Piped petits-fours, ... All
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Raw beetroot mousse with walnuts, Oaty walnut cake , Granola, Walnut short bread, Endive and walnut salad, ... All
PistachiosPistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nougat, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, Pistachio cake, Saucipain, ... All
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