Mint chocolate is perfect this time of year. This tasty treat is super quick to make and great to bring along to your festive family gatherings!
- 300g dark chocolate
- 300g white chocolate
- 50g green candy melts (or you can use green powder food colouring)
- a box of After Eight chocolates
- Peppermint flavouring (It’s best to use peppermint oil but if you can’t get hold of any, a drop of oil in with your mint extract will stop the chocolate from seizing.)
- Green sprinkles (optional)
- Line a shallow tin with greaseproof paper. I’ve used a 14″ x 10″.
- Melt dark chocolate, add a teaspoon of flavouring and pour into your lined tin.
- Spread the chocolate around so it’s a nice, thin layer.
- Pop this in the freezer for 10 minutes.
- While your chocolate is chilling, chop up some After Eight chocolates.
- Melt white chocolate and green melts together then add a teaspoon of flavouring.
- Pour this over the frozen dark chocolate and spread nicely.
- Decorate with chopped pieces of After Eight and sprinkles.
- Pop in the fridge for a few hours then cut up and serve!
Things to remember;
Wait until your dark chocolate has set before pouring over your white and green.
If using an alcohol based peppermint flavouring/extract, make sure to ass a teaspoon of oil into your melted chocolate to stop it seizing.
Candy melts can be purchased from Iced Jems.
If you aren’t using candy melts to colour your white chocolate, use a powder based food colour, again to stop the chocolate seizing.
These will last weeks in the fridge so you can make them well in advance of your event.
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