Move over toffee apples and make way for Bonfire Bark, a totally decadent chocolate treat!
You just can’t go wrong with a chocolate bark recipe, they’re super simple to make and you can decorate them so beautifully and tie them into any occasion you fancy.
How to make chocolate bark
Just melt your chocolate – I like to use two different types of chocolate, usually a milk chocolate and a white chocolate which I dye different colours to suit the occasion. Just remember you need to use food dye gel or paste, not the liquid as it will spoil the chocolate.
The pour onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper and sprinkle over your toppings. All you need to do then is allow to set hard in the fridge then break it up to serve.
This is also a really nice edible gift to take to bonfire parties. Just break the bark into pieces and package in a small food bucket with baking paper.
Just how gorgeous does it look???
Bonfire Bark Recipe
- 200g Milk or Dark Chocolate
- 200g White Chocolate
- 1 Tube Orange Food Dye Paste/Gel
- 50g Salted Pretzels broken into pieces
- 2-3 Tbsp Gold or Bronze Cake Sprinkles
- 1-2 Tsp Edible Glitter
- Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper
- Melt your chocolate in separete bowls over hot water – stir until melted and smooth
- Squeeze a blob of orange food dye into the white chocolate and stir to mix through
- Pour the chocolate onto the baking tray and swirl into each other with a fork
- Tip in the pretzels and sprinkle over the sparkly decorations
- Leave to set in the fridge for at least a couple of hours before breaking up
Make Bonfire Bark Your Way
You could turn your bonfire bark into a firework explosion – use dark blue and violet coloured chocolate and decorate with bright coloured stars and sprinkles.