Rose and violet chocolate drops recipe

  • Serves Serves 2 (makes 20)
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cool
  • 29 calories / serving
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Rose and violet are brilliant together in these chocolate drops and make a lovely edible Christmas gift. Sprinkled with stunning violet crystals, these drops can be made up to a week in advance and stored in gift boxes lined with nonstick paper. 

Put the chocolate into a heatproof bowl set over a pan of shallow, gently simmering water. Stir occasionally, until melted and glossy.

Remove from the heat and stir in the rose water and sunflower oil. Set aside to cool for 2-3 minutes.

Meanwhile, line 2 baking trays with nonstick baking paper. Using a teaspoon, drop small rounds of chocolate onto the trays. When the rounds are just beginning to set, scatter over the violet crystals. Leave to set in a cool, dry place (but don’t chill). 

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  • Ingredients

  • 100g (3 1/2oz) plain chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1/2 tsp rose water
  • 1-2 tbsp violet crystals
  • Energy 120kj 29kcal 1%
  • Fat 1g 2%
  • Saturates 1g 4%
  • Sugars 4g 5%
  • Salt 0g 0%

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Carbohydrate 4.1g Protein 0.2g Fibre 0.2g

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