Deluxe Olive Oil Chocolates

Decadent chocolates made with extra virgin olive oil.

August 17, 2012 | | Back Issues | Desserts | Food | FOOD Autumn - Winter 2012 | Recipes

Decadent chocolates made with extra virgin olive oil.

Deluxe Olive Oil Chocolates

Recipe submitted by: Bill Morris recipe adapted for Dauro Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( Visit Website )

Serves

Makes approximately 16 small chocolates.

Type

Dessert

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup 18% cream
  • 2 tbsp corn syrup
  • 14 oz (400 g) good quality dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1⁄3 cup plus 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Ground almonds and orange zest to sprinkle over chocolates

Instructions

  1. Mix cream and corn syrup in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Insert a candy thermometer, and when mixture drops to 176°F, pour over chocolate. Mix until smooth.
  2. At 95°F , add olive oil and stir carefully to emulsify.
  3. Pour into silicone molds or spoon small amounts onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle chocolates with mixture of ground almonds and orange zest.
  4. Refrigerate or leave in a cool room for 48 hours to set.

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