Chocolate Prune Ingredients
- Prunes 250 g
- Nuts (almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, walnuts) 150 g
- Chocolate (bitter, milk without additives) - 200 g
- Water 0.5 L + for a water bath
- Main Ingredients: Prunes, Cocoa and Chocolate
- Serving 5-6
Inventory:Knife, Kettle, Plate, Pots and bowls for a water bath, Plate, Toothpicks, Parchment paper, Refrigerator, Flat dish, Knife, Cutting board, Dining spoon
Cooking prunes in chocolate:
Step 1: Soak the prunes.Pour the indicated amount of water into the kettle or pan and bring it to a boil. While the water begins to boil, the prunes must be washed and put in a deep bowl. Scald it with boiling water and let it brew 10 minutes. We take out the seeds from the steamed prunes and then rinse it again with running water.
Step 2: Melt the chocolate in a water bath.To organize a water bath, we need 2 bowls or pans of different diameters, so that one of them fits into the other. Pour a little water into a larger pan, and then place inside a bowl with a bar of chocolate laid out in it. To chocolate melted faster, the tile must first be broken apart not into small pieces. We put the structure on the included stove and wait for the water to heat in the bath. Stir the chocolate so that it does not burn. When the chocolate melts completely and becomes homogeneous, you can proceed to the next step.
Step 3: Cook the chocolate prunes.Each berry of dried black plum must be stuffed with nuts. You can do without this action, however, it will be much tastier. So, we put one or two nuts in each prune, if it fits, and then we prick it on a toothpick. This is necessary so that the prunes are completely dipped in chocolate. Dipped prunes are dipped in melted chocolate, and then we remove on a dish lined with parchment paper. So do with all the berries, and remove the resulting sweets in the refrigerator until completely solidified. For this you need about 1 hour.
Step 4: Serve the finished chocolate prunes.Once the candies have hardened, you can serve them to guests. Chocolate prunes will make a splash! And no wonder, because it is extremely tasty! This dish is great as a dessert, and should be served at the end of dinner with tea or other hot drinks. Finished sweets can be decorated with icing sugar, wrapped in foil or laid out on paper sockets. Enjoy your meal!
- - If you use peanuts as nuts, I advise you to pre-fry them in a dry hot pan. The same applies to almonds.
- - Before stuffing prunes with nuts, they need to be cleaned of skins or shells.
- - Instead of chocolate, you can make chocolate icing for baking from cocoa, sugar, milk and butter.
- - Try to cook dried apricots with the same recipe instead of prunes.
- - Instead of using a water bath, you can melt the chocolate in a saucepan or bowl with thick walls.