Choco-nut Bites

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Choco-nut Bites
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
Calories:
273
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie273 kcal(13 %)
Protein3.44 g(4 %)
Fat18.88 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates24.37 g(16 %)
Sugar added15.24 g(61 %)
Roughage1.14 g(4 %)
Vitamin A60.58 mg(7,573 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.79 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.01 mg(1 %)
Vitamin B₂0.14 mg(13 %)
Niacin0.9 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate6.01 μg(2 %)
Pantothenic acid0.11 mg(2 %)
Biotin6.69 μg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.06 μg(2 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium184.4 mg(5 %)
Calcium41.41 mg(4 %)
Magnesium63.68 mg(21 %)
Iron2.19 mg(15 %)
Zinc0.85 mg(11 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.45 g
Cholesterol18.95 mg

Ingredients

for
40
Ingredients
1 cup almonds (sliced)
1 cup caster sugar (scant)
cup water
½ cup butter
7 ounces Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
almond

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350F gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick paper.
2.
Place the almonds on 1 baking tray and toast for 3-4 minutes in the oven until golden.
3.
Put the sugar, water and butter in a heavy-based pan and stir over a low heat, until the sugar has dissolved and the butter has melted.
4.
Bring to a boil, and cook steadily for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown.
5.
Remove from the heat and add the almonds. Stir gently to combine; do not over stir or the mixture will crystallise.
6.
Place 2 teaspoons of the mixture in heaps onto the baking tray and leave to set..
7.
Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water. Dip the almond pieces into the chocolate and place on non-stick baking paper.
8.
Leave to set and place in paper sweet cases.