Chocolate Bites with Toasted Hazelnuts

AuthorBobCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Delicious bite-size muffins topped with melted chocolate and toasted hazelnuts.

chocolate bites sprinkled with toasted hazelnuts

Yields30 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time40 mins

Cake Mixture
 50 g Dark Chocolate (roughly chopped)
 150 g Plain Flour
 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
 0.50 tbsp Baking Powder
 1 pinch Salt
 1 Egg (lightly beaten)
 40 g Caster Sugar
 120 ml Milk
 50 g Butter (melted, & slightly cooled)
Topping
 50 g Hazelnuts (roughly chopped)
 75 g Dark Chocolate

Cake Mixture
1

Pre heat oven to 180º.

2

Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder & salt into a mixing bowl.

3

In a separate bowl, mix together the egg, sugar, milk & melted butter. Fold in the dry ingredients (1) taking care not to over mix.

4

Spoon a heaped teaspoon full of the mixture into petit four cases. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. When cooked place on a wire tray to cool.

Topping
5

Toast the hazelnuts.

6

Break up the chocolate and melt in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water.

7

Dip the top of each bite into the melted chocolate & sprinkle over the chopped toasted hazelnuts.

Ingredients

Cake Mixture
 50 g Dark Chocolate (roughly chopped)
 150 g Plain Flour
 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
 0.50 tbsp Baking Powder
 1 pinch Salt
 1 Egg (lightly beaten)
 40 g Caster Sugar
 120 ml Milk
 50 g Butter (melted, & slightly cooled)
Topping
 50 g Hazelnuts (roughly chopped)
 75 g Dark Chocolate

Directions

Cake Mixture
1

Pre heat oven to 180º.

2

Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder & salt into a mixing bowl.

3

In a separate bowl, mix together the egg, sugar, milk & melted butter. Fold in the dry ingredients (1) taking care not to over mix.

4

Spoon a heaped teaspoon full of the mixture into petit four cases. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. When cooked place on a wire tray to cool.

Topping
5

Toast the hazelnuts.

6

Break up the chocolate and melt in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water.

7

Dip the top of each bite into the melted chocolate & sprinkle over the chopped toasted hazelnuts.

Chocolate Bites with Toasted Hazelnuts

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