just a smidgen

Ischoklad ~ Ice Chocolates

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Swedish → English

is=ice

choklad=chocolate

ice + chocolate=ice chocolates

or

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who wouldn’t be smitten with these sweet little morsels

both lovely

and silky while

melting in your mouth

and

they’re good for you

did I mention..

this recipe only requires

two main ingredients

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begin with a great 70% dark chocolate

perhaps Lindt Swiss chocolate

then add half as much

coconut oil

we all know that a little dark chocolate a day is good for you

and coconut oil has its own health benefits

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melt together

and let cool slightly

gently separate your foil candy cups onto a small tray

pour in the chocolate

and refrigerate

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of course all sorts of other surprises

could be added..

a few drops of peppermint flavoring

Candy Cane

and

crushed peppermint candy cane

topping

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perhaps a sprinkling of

Wilton Sparkling Sugar..

snow

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mixed nuts, raisins, craisins

or

snippets of marshmallow

would add texture..

but the lovely feature of this chocolate is its ability to melt instantly in your mouth

like ice

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Ischoklad ~ Ice Chocolates
 
Ingredients
  • 200 grams 70% dark chocolate
  • 100 grams extra virgin coconut oil
  • foil candy cups, the smallest you can find
optional
  • peppermint extract
  • crushed candy cane
  • Wilton sparkling sugar
  • nuts, chopped
  • raisins
  • dried cranberries
  • miniature marshmallows, etc
Instructions
  1. Combine broken pieces of chocolate and coconut oil in a large pyrex measuring cup with pouring spout.
  2. Microwave in 40 second bursts until chocolate is melted, about 3-4 times.
  3. Meanwhile, separate your small foil candy cups on a tray.
  4. Take the chocolate mixture out of the microwave and stir well. Set aside to cool somewhat.
  5. If using, add a few drops of peppermint extract or any other flavoring to taste.
  6. If adding, sprinkle a few pieces of nuts, raisins, dried cranberry or marshmallow into each cup.
  7. Stir the chocolate mixture again then gently and slowly pour into the foil cups.
  8. Place the tray in the fridge for a very short while. Remove and top with peppermint candy cane or sparkling sugar as you wish. Return to the fridge to set.
Notes
Note: These must be served cold from the fridge as they become too soft at room temperature.


I’m so enjoying my Christmas Scandinavian theme this year!

God Jul!

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