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Mint Chocolates

Chocolates | 3rd January 2010 | By

What to take along to a chilli & DVD extravaganza at a friend’s house last night – hmmmm. Some cooling After Chilli Mints came to mind, that along with some of my redcurrant vodka. I don’t have a terribly sophisticated palate when it comes to chocolate, plain dark chocolate doesn’t always quite do it for me. But I do like a really dark milk chocolate. So I thought I’d experiment with combining a dark and a milk to make these chocolates.

This is what I did:
  • Melted 100g 70% dark chocolate with 100g 35% milk chocolate.
  • Stirred until smooth, then allowed to cool slightly.
  • Added 1 drop of peppermint essential oil & stirred to combine.
  • Spooned mixture into moulds & left to harden.
Not really much more to add rather than: yum!
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11 Comments

  1. Lucie

    3rd January 2010 at 7:06 pm

    How delicious, they sound lovely. Hope you have had a good Christmas and New Year. Love Lucie x

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  2. nipitinthebud

    3rd January 2010 at 7:43 pm

    the simple recipes are the best :o)
    happy new year x

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  3. SWEET SOUL CREATION

    4th January 2010 at 5:10 am

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  4. SWEET SOUL CREATION

    4th January 2010 at 5:11 am

    Btw I love these chocolates and I will be making them

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  5. The Caked Crusader

    4th January 2010 at 8:34 am

    I love minty chocolate – it tastes less sinful somehow!
    Happy new year to you too!

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  6. Choclette

    5th January 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Thank you all for your good wishes and hope you all have a good new year too.

    Lucie, we had a nice relaxing time over xmas and new year, which was just what we needed. Hope yours was good to.

    Thank you Sweet Soul Creation for your blog award.

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  7. mangocheeks

    6th January 2010 at 5:23 pm

    I love the simplicity of this.

    Congratulations on your Award!

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  8. realfoodlover

    8th January 2010 at 8:08 am

    The bit that stumps me are the moulds? Any more info? Thanks, from Only-dark-chocolate-will-do x

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  9. Foodycat

    9th January 2010 at 6:16 pm

    Really good idea on mixing the milk and dark – I love the Green & Black milk chocolate because it is that bit darker. And these are so cute!

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  10. Choclette

    10th January 2010 at 6:06 pm

    Hi Elisabeth

    The chocolate moulds were actually butter moulds that were given to me many years ago. I never used them for butter, but do fish them out from time to time for chocolate. I guess it wouldn’t be hard to find chocolate moulds on the internet though.

    Foodycat – I really like G&B milk chocolate too and used it in this recipe. My worry is what will I do if Cadbury’s gets taken over by Kraft!

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  11. Judith Luscombe

    9th August 2013 at 8:43 am

    These would make a wonderful Xmas pressie for someone

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