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Offline judydawn

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Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« on: December 06, 2014, 01:33:10 am »
From Good Food Magazine.  Similar but not the same as Warthog/Hedgehog slice.

250g assorted biscuits - I used scotch finger biscuits but you can use a combination of any biscuits, bought or homemade.
250g assorted nuts or a mix of nuts and dried fruit -  I used unsalted mixed nuts and halved the brazil nuts
300g milk chocolate or a mixture of dark and milk - I used Lindt  :-))
100g butter, chopped
140g golden syrup

Line 2 x 20 square cm tins or a larger tray with baking paper.
Chop the biscuits into 3 cm cubes.
Place chopped biscuits and the nuts into a large bowl.
Melt the chocolate, butter and golden syrup in the TMX bowl for a few minutes (sorry, forgot to time this step) on 60o/speed 3 until melted and combined.  It will be quite thick I found.
Immediately pour the chocolate over biscuits & nuts and using your hands, mix thoroughly.
Place mixture into the 2 tins, press mixture down and even out with a piece of baking paper on top then refrigerate for a couple of hours until set.
Cut into cubes to serve. Delicious!

The reason I used 2 x 20 cm square tins was because the original recipe used 1 x 20 cm square tin and I thought the slice would be far too thick if I poured the whole recipe into it.  I prefer small pieces of any treats or nibbles like this.

« Last Edit: December 06, 2014, 01:36:11 am by judydawn »
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2014, 02:04:35 am »
Oh my, that looks delicious!  When you say scotch finger biscuits is that what we would called shortbread?  We have a brand that you can buy here in Canada called Walker's which is a scotch shortbread.

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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2014, 02:08:17 am »
They are a shortbread biscuit Elsie but you can use whatever biscuit you like.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2014, 02:29:26 am »
Another good one Judy.  Thankyou!

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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2014, 02:31:43 am »
Nice and easy, thanks JD
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2014, 06:05:58 am »
Ooh I do like this one Judy. Thank you so much.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2014, 06:53:47 am »
I did too girls, that's why it's all now vacuum packed so I can't get to it  ;D  Top quality chocolate accounts for best results with this one.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2014, 01:21:47 pm »
Another winner here Judy ;D I love the combination of chocolate with Brazil nuts and then throw in biscuits makes it a wow recipe :D
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2014, 05:04:04 am »
I've just made this and of course I had to lick my fingers. I used 100g 70% Lindt and 2x100g Lindt milk chocolate. I put a little dried fruit in too. I used dried blueberries, cranberries and a goji berry mix. I think next time I will break the biscuits up even smaller. I put it into a 7 inch by 11 inch lamination tin.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2014, 09:36:23 am »
Oh this does look good; I wonder if the orange or mint Lindt would be good. Off to the shops again.

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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2014, 11:17:32 am »
I always stock up on Lindt when it is out on special.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2014, 10:15:42 am »
I do too but somehow DH seems to find it.

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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2014, 11:24:44 am »
I shared some of this round at lunch today. It's lovely Judy.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2014, 11:36:28 am »
Thanks cookie.  GD loved the packet I kept back from the hampers for myself, she ate most of it in the 2 days they were here.
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Re: Nutty Chocolate Crunch
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2014, 12:31:55 pm »
Judy and  Cookie, it was very nice luckily I already have the ingredients to make some for our house.
Denise