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Chocolate Bark

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Roasting the nuts brings out their flavour and crunch. Macadamias, almonds, pumpkin seeds and pecans work well together. 

Natural nuts have no additives. If you use pre-roasted nuts, double-check they do not contain unhealthy vegetable oils such as peanut or canola oil.

Chocolate Bark

A deliciously filling sweet treat or dessert.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Meal Type Sweet Treat
Cuisine Global
Servings 2 People
Dietary Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup mixed nuts and seeds, natural
  • 100 g dark chocolate, 85% cocoa
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C/356°F.
  • Evenly distribute the nuts and seeds on a baking tray, and place them in the oven. 
  • After 5 minutes, check the nuts and stir them, they should be starting to smell nutty and crackle by now. If they need more time, set a timer and check them again in 3 and 5 minutes. They should not need longer than 10 minutes in total to roast. Remove the nuts and seeds from the oven and allow them to cool a little.
  • Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a water bath: add about 2 cm of water to a wide saucepan, place your chocolate in a smaller saucepan or heatproof bowl that fits inside the larger saucepan. Bring the water to a simmer then turn off the heat and let the chocolate sit in the water bath until it melts. A small amount of stirring with a spatula will help. 
  • Spread the nuts and seeds out evenly on a sheet of baking paper on a tray, and pour the melted chocolate over them. Sprinkle some salt on top. 
  • Refrigerate until the chocolate is set. 
  • Remove from the fridge and break into pieces.
  • Leftovers are best stored in a container in the fridge.

Nutrition (per serve)

Net Carbs: 17.9gProtein: 12.8gFat: 47.6gFiber: 4.4g
Keyword Chocolate, Quick

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