Fruity festive bark recipe

Fruity festive bark recipe

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As if chocolate wasn't delicious enough already, this homemade bark is topped with tons of goodies, making in the perfect Christmas gift idea. With raisins, crystallised ginger, cranberries and apricots, it's a fruity delight that's guaranteed to please. See method

  • Serves 6 (makes 6 bags)
  • 15 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook, plus cooling
  • 324 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 375g white chocolate
  • 375g plain chocolate
  • 100g dried cranberries
  • 40g raisins
  • 75g dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 100g crystallised ginger pieces, roughly chopped
  • 100g milk chocolate buttons or chips
  • 100g white chocolate buttons or chips

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1355kj
    324kcal
    16%
  • Fat

    16g 23%
  • Saturates

    9g 47%
  • Sugars

    43g 48%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 43.9g Protein 3.8g Fibre 0.6g

Method

  1. Line two 30cm x 20cm baking trays with nonstick baking paper. Break 300g each of white chocolate and plain chocolate into separate bowls and melt over pans of gently simmering water, until all the chocolate has melted.
  2. Pour the white chocolate into one tray and the plain chocolate into another and level. Melt the remaining 75g of both types of chocolate in their respective bowls. Drizzle the white over the plain chocolate on the tray in a random pattern and use a skewer to swirl further to achieve a marble effect. Repeat using the remaining melted plain chocolate, drizzling over the white chocolate tray, then marbling.
  3. Scatter the cranberries, raisins, apricots, ginger and chocolate buttons equally over both.
  4. Chill until solid. Remove from the trays and put on a chopping board, still on the paper. Then, using a long sharp knife, cut into chunky shards.
  5. Divide the shards of white and plain chocolate bark evenly for gifting. The bark can be kept in the fridge for up to 1 week before being gifted.

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