Fruit cake chocolate bites

I love a good old slice of Christmas Cake over December at tea time. So, even though a treat here and there may be fine...a whole month of yumminess is a bit much if you are keen to keep a happy bod. Try this great alternative for fruity flavour over the festive season. 

Ingredients:

1 full slab 75-90% Dark chocolate (Lindt is my favourite)

50g Unsalted raw nuts (almonds, pumpkin seeds, macadamia nuts, pecan nuts)

1 handful of dried berries (cranberries, goji berries, raisins, dried dates)

1 shot (30ml) brandy

1 Tsp instant coffee powder or an espresso shot

Optional

3 drops of stevia liquid or sweetener of choice to taste


Start by melting the chocolate in a glass bowl over a pot of hot water, slowly mix in the dash of brandy & the coffee.

Pour out dots of joy onto a baking sheet, add some nuts and dried fruit, pop into the fridge until set.

Enjoy!

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