Today I will be making chocolate almond candy.
This recipe is my granddaughters’ request.
I was spending some time with my two granddaughters
and they decided they wanted to make chocolate
So we did it.
Both granddaughters had so much fun experimenting
with different versions of this candy
and making a big mess.
We knew we wanted something rich and chocolaty
and for an extra crunch some type of nut.
Chocolate and nuts combine never fails.
This is a quick and easy recipe with very few ingredients.
This recipe will make 16 candies.
And for this recipe we will need:
1 cup almonds coarsely ground
1.25 cups semi-sweet (baking chocolate bar)
or 5 oz. of chocolate, chopped in small pieces.
3 tablespoons of sweetened condensed milk.
1 teaspoon of sprinklers of your choice.
This is optional.
This is a very easy and simple recipe.
First I will melt the chocolate in microwave
and then mix almonds, condensed milk and little chocolate together
and make it into dough.
Then divide them into about 16 pieces and roll them into balls
and dip them in melted chocolate
and then candy is ready, but just wait.
Chocolate takes about 7-8 hours before it dries.
And then candies are ready to enjoy.
Let’s get started.
I am ready to melt the chocolate in microwave.
And I will do it for 30 seconds.
It has been 30 seconds. So let’s take it out.
And mix it.
It’s not melted but you do need to do this.
And now I will put it back again for another 30 seconds.
It has been 30 second again. So let’s check it.
And now it is looking quite soft.
I think we need to put maybe for another 20 seconds.
We cannot overcook the chocolate.
And see now it will melt, while we are mixing it together.
It’s looking good.
So I am ready to mix the almonds.
And condensed milk.
And just mix it together.
And put about tablespoon of chocolate.
I have greased my fingers.
So I will just clean this spoon.
And mix it.
It will be like a dough.
It’s looking good.
And now I will divide them into about 16 pieces.
So tablespoon, I have already greased.
So it will be easy to take it out.
So first let’s divide them.
I have washed my hands and greased my palms again.
So I can make them in rounds.
This time I made about 14 pieces.
Now I am ready to dip them in chocolate.
So this plate is already greased.
So let’s take one at a time.
Make sure it’s covered all sides.
And just tap it.
Put it in the plate.
Make sure they are not very close to each other.
They are looking very good.
The only bad thing is it just takes too long to dry.
With my granddaughters, I was putting them in refrigerator. So they can dry quicker.
They couldn’t wait.
This is easier to work with fork because it’s flat.
I have dipped all the balls in the chocolate
and they are looking really good.
And I am just going to lightly sprinkle them.
And you can sprinkle them with your choice of anything.
Or don’t sprinkle.
But my granddaughters wanted to sprinkle it so
I thought I will do it.
Chocolate almond candies are looking great.
These candies will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
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