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01.01.2003 -dessert - sweet

Choco-Cinnamon Marzipan Squares

« A delectable idea for tea-time. » 
Type Treatcandy - Marzipan – CinnamonChocolate – Almonds
Level of difficulty easy
Preparation time Preparation: 15 minutes - Cooking: 5 minutes
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Ingredients

Yield: Around 30 small squares

  • ½ lb (250 g) home-made marzipan (see recipe on this site)
  • 5 oz (150 g) whole blanched almonds
  • 7 oz (200 g) dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • Ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp acacia honey
  • Powdered sugar (icing sugar)

Utensils

  • Baking sheet
  • Cooling rack

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 350 °F (180°C)
  • Place almonds on baking sheet and grill them in hot oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove almonds from oven, cool a few minutes, then crush using flat side of knife. Set aside.
  • Spread homemade marzipan in a thick layer (1/2 – 3/4 inch) on work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar to prevent dough from sticking.
  • Cut marzipan layer into small 1/2 inch squares.
  • Melt chocolate pieces in a double boiler, adding a pinch of ground cinnamon.
  • Then, using a fork, dip each marzipan square into melted chocolate and place on cooling rack.
  • In another saucepan, heat honey with a pinch of ground cinnamon and 2 tbsp water. When mixture foams, add almond pieces, stirring constantly and removing from heat.
  • Arrange a few honeyed almond pieces on each marzipan square and cool 15 minutes.

Suggestion

These marzipan bites keep for a week in a sealed container.
 

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See Also :
Chocolate recipe  Chocolate recipe
Cinnamon recipes  Cinnamon recipes
Dark chocolate recipe  Dark chocolate recipe
Snack recipes  Snack recipes
Sweet recipes  Sweet recipes
 
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