The preparation of almond can be done in a variety of ways. Many treasure the experience of eating delicious chocolate covered almonds. However, for a lot of these people, enjoying dark chocolate covered almonds is not easily possible. If you are one of these people, you may find it interesting that such a snack could be prepared right in your own kitchen. There is nothing complicated about the task and there are many recipes to choose from. You just have to browse through various online sites to find out how easy it is to make dark chocolate covered almonds or even sugar free chocolate covered almonds at home.
Here is an easy chocolate covered almonds recipe that you could do without having to step out of your home. It could save you some cash while at the same time entertaining your entire family. In this chocolate covered almonds treat, you will need one cup of the nuts as well one cup of sweetened chocolate grain flakes.
- Step 1 – preheat the oven to around 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Spread the almonds over the baking sheet and roast them for around 10 minutes. You can easily tell if the almonds are ready because their colors will turn light brown. The almonds will also start emitting an aroma. Put a tray or cookie sheet on your working surface and coat with tin foil.
- Step 2 – pour water into the lower pan of a double boiler and put it on a stove. Cover it and let the water boil. Get the top pan of the double boiler and put it on top of the other pan. Pour the chocolate flakes into the upper pan. When they start to boil, stir with a wooden spoon. Keep stirring until it is fully liquid.
- Step 3 – take the liquefied chocolate away from the heat and dip your almonds in it. Since you want each chocolate covered almonds separated, scoop them one by one with a soup spoon and put each on a tray. If you want your almonds in lovely clusters, scoop them up as a group and put them in a tray.
Chocolate covered almonds can be cooled in a refrigerator for around 15 minutes. This will ensure that the chocolate is cool and hard. At this stage, you could create an almond bark as well. Store your almonds in an airtight container for future servings.
When doing any recipe, decide on the quantity that you are going to make before you go out shopping for ingredients. If you have several guests coming over or you have a large family, buy enough almonds and chocolates that will suffice for all of them.
Bear in mind that you can utilize your art skills freely when making chocolate covered almonds. You may put any toppings you fancy such as crushed nuts, cocoa powder or cinnamon. Select your recipes well. There are complicated recipes that requires more ingredients and following an elaborate plan. However, you do not have to spend a lot or exert much effort to enjoy almonds.