Chocolate covered Medjool dates in a serving dish.
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  • 28 Nov

    Recipe: Chocolate coated Medjool dates

    Looking for Christmas party food that everyone will devour?

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    Medjool dates on their own are a deliciously healthy natural fudge but add a layer of rich dark chocolate for the perfect healthy chocolate sweet.

    Chocolate covered stuffed dates is your next dessert to always have on hand.

    Serves: 12
    Preparation time: 15 minutes

     

    Chocolate covered Medjool dates in a serving dish.
    Ingredients
    • 12 Medjool dates
    • 12 whole blanched almonds
    • 175g dark chocolate

     

     

    • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tbsp. crushed almonds, hazelnuts or pistachios
    Method
    1. Make a slit in each date and remove the pit. Place a whole almond in each date and place on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper.
    2. Place the chocolate and ground cinnamon in a heat proof bowl and place over a pan of simmering water. Once the chocolate has melted remove from the pan and set to one side.
    3. Dip each date in the chocolate, place on the greaseproof paper and sprinkle with a little of the crushed nuts. Continue the process for all of the dates and enjoy.