Fruit and nut bark
This chocolate bark is delicious as a post-dinner treat, and also makes a great Christmas gift. Package up three or four pieces in a cellophane bag and tie with your favourite ribbon.
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|2 tbsp||Dried apricots|
|2 tbsp||Dried cranberries|
|2 tbsp||Pistachio nuts|
|2 tbsp||Slivered almonds|
|200 g||Dark chocolate|
- Place chopped dried fruits and nuts in a bowl and toss well to combine. Line two trays with greaseproof paper.
- Melt chocolate in microwave or by placing in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water for three to five minutes. Stir until smooth. Spread chocolate out thickly in bark-like shapes and sprinkle with dried fruit and nuts.
- Leave in a cool place to set, then remove from paper. Serve with coffee.