Peppermint Gum & Chocolate Bites

A decadent sweet treat with native peppermint gum & dark chocolate - best friends in the bushfood world.

These sweet treats are the perfect combination of dark chocolate and the minty delicious flavour of peppermint gum with a hint of eucalyptus. Easy to make and sure to impress any chocolate addict!

INGREDIENTS

    • 200gm Dark Chocolate
    • 125ml cream
    • 25gm Butter
    • 2 tsp Peppermint Gum
    • 40gm good quality dark chocolate powder

METHOD

    • A least 2 hours before preparing this recipe infuse the cream with one teaspoon of peppermint gum.
    • Place all the ingredients in a heat proof bowl and place the bowl over a saucepan of boiling water (keep the water level low, away from the base of the bowl).
    • When all ingredients are almost melted remove the bowl carefully and place on the bench. Immediately stir to combine until mixture is smooth and glossy.
    • Pour into a container & refrigerate for at least 4 hours until set.
    • Once set. In a small bowl combine chocolate powder and one teaspoon of peppermint gum.
    • Roll chocolate mixture into 20gm balls and then roll through the powder mix to coat.
    • Keep refrigerated before serving

 

Peppermint Gum &  Chocolate Balls


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