Mulvarra House | Workshop and Retreat Centre St Mullins

Chocolate bites

Ingredients

  • 200 gr dark chocolate, melted
  • 50 gr almonds, chopped
  • 35 gr pumpkin seeds
  • 35 gr sesame seeds
  • 35 raisins
  • zest of one orange
  • ½ tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • some flaky sea salt

METHOD

Tim got into the habit of having a piece of very dark chocolate (85% cocoa) with his tea in the evening. It’s quite hard to get used to the taste of it, so these bites are a better alternative for me! Some roasted nuts and seeds and some dried fruit and orange zest, nomnom. I use silicone ice cube trays, they’re perfect for this. You can also make a tray and once the chocolate has set, you can cut it up in pieces.

Makes about 20 small bites
Vegetarian and vegan

  • Preheat the oven to 200℃.
  • Put a heatproof bowl over a pan of some boiling water.
  • Add the chopped chocolate and leave to melt. Stir every now and then.
  • Mix the chopped almonds, pumpkin and sesame seeds and put on a tray. Toast in the oven for a few minutes (4 to 5 minutes).
  • Once the chocolate has melted, take the bowl off the saucepan and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well.
  • I use a teaspoon to fill the ice cube tray with the chocolate mixture. Alternatively, spoon the mixture in a brownie tray and smooth the top with the back of a spoon. 
  • Leave the bites to set completely. This takes a couple of hours. Store in a Tupperware box.

Ingredients

  • 200 gr dark chocolate, melted
  • 50 gr almonds, chopped
  • 35 gr pumpkin seeds
  • 35 gr sesame seeds
  • 35 raisins
  • zest of one orange
  • ½ tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • some flaky sea salt

METHOD

Tim got into the habit of having a piece of very dark chocolate (85% cocoa) with his tea in the evening. It’s quite hard to get used to the taste of it, so these bites are a better alternative for me! Some roasted nuts and seeds and some dried fruit and orange zest, nomnom. I use silicone ice cube trays, they’re perfect for this. You can also make a tray and once the chocolate has set, you can cut it up in pieces.

Makes about 20 small bites
Vegetarian and vegan

  • Preheat the oven to 200℃.
  • Put a heatproof bowl over a pan of some boiling water.
  • Add the chopped chocolate and leave to melt. Stir every now and then.
  • Mix the chopped almonds, pumpkin and sesame seeds and put on a tray. Toast in the oven for a few minutes (4 to 5 minutes).
  • Once the chocolate has melted, take the bowl off the saucepan and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well.
  • I use a teaspoon to fill the ice cube tray with the chocolate mixture. Alternatively, spoon the mixture in a brownie tray and smooth the top with the back of a spoon. 
  • Leave the bites to set completely. This takes a couple of hours. Store in a Tupperware box.