Australian Chocolate Bark with Native Peppermint Gum

This is a fun and easy recipe, great to make with kids. It makes a delicious chocolate bark infused with native peppermint gum.

Perfect for gifts at Easter and Christmas! (makes 300gms of bark)


  • 200gm dark chocolate buttons
  • 100gms white chocolate buttons
  • 1 teaspoon native peppermint gum
  • 1 little pinch of salt


  • Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, add dark chocolate buttons, salt & peppermint gum. Microwave for 30 second intervals until melted.
  • Stir until the chocolate is smooth. Pour chocolate onto the tray and smooth out with a spatula to 3mm thickness.
  • In a separate bowl, melt white chocolate buttons, stir until smooth and then drizzle over the dark chocolate. Using a spatula, gently make vertical lines to mix the white chocolate through, creating a bark like texture.
  • Pop in the fridge to set completely. Once set, break apart by hand into shards.


Chocolate Bark

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