provencale petit fours

230g dark chocolate, at least 70% cocoa solids
50g blanched almonds
50g dried figs
50g whole nuts
2 tablespoons raisins
A few strips candied orange peel

makes 12 petit fours
time needed: 1 hour

break up chocolate and melt in a bowl, over a pan of boiling water.

slice figs.

put 12 spoonfuls of melted chocolate on a sheet of greaseproof paper or foil. Use the back of the spoon to flatten them slightly, to make little discs.

sprinkle generously with dried fruit, then arrange a slice of fig on each pile.
Press gently, to make sure fruit has stuck to chocolate.

leave to chill for at least an hour before serving.

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posted by ramtops on 13 Dec 06 - 5072 views


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