Chocolate thins with toasted nuts


Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
A very thin disc of chocolate, topped with toasted nuts and candied grapefruit peel.
252K 4.1/5 based on 38 reviews
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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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
If your pistachios still have skins, put them in boiling water for 5 minutes.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
Drain them, then remove skins while still wet and hot (it's easier).

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
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
Remove from the oven, allow to cool and chop roughly.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
Cut 6 Candied grapefruit peel into very small dice and mix with nuts.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
Melt 125 g dark chocolate in a bain-marie.


Stage 8 - 2 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
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
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
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
Afetr this time, unstick discs from paper.

Stage 12 - 5 min.
Chocolate thins with toasted nuts
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.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,625 Kcal or 6,804 Kj30 gr70 gr122 gr
81 %12 %7 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
604 Kcal or 2,529 Kj11 gr26 gr45 gr
30 %4 %2 %7 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
81 Kcal or 339 Kj2 gr3 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 20 pieces : 3.11 €
  • Per piece : 0.16 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Dark chocolateDark chocolate: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Flaky brownie brioche, "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Leopard cake, Hot chocolate, Chocolate orangettes for Erika, ... All
PistachiosPistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pistachio powder or paste, Crisp apricot and pistachio tart, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, Saucipain, Frozen Nougat, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cantucci di Prato, Kugelhof for Nanou, Carrot-top pesto, Chinese style chicken, Indian rice pudding, ... All
Walnut kernelsWalnut kernels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Oaty walnut cake , Baked Camembert with Walnuts, Moist cereal bars, Tomato and cream cheese terrine, Cookies of the Camisards, ... All
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