Desserts

Maple Mendiants

Maple Mendiants

Ingredients
  • 225 g (8 oz.) dark chocolate (70% cacao), broken into pieces
  • 250 ml (1 cup) maple sugar nuggets
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) dried cranberries
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) whole walnuts (or sunflower seeds), toasted

 

Servings
24 portions
Method
  1. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
  2. Take a spoonful of melted chocolate and form a disk about 4 cm (1 ½ in.) in diameter on a sheet of parchment paper set on the work surface.
  3. Repeat to create 24 mendiants.
  4. Top with the maple nuggets, cranberries and nuts.
  5. Let set for 2 hours before removing from the paper.
  6. Mendiants will keep in an airtight container in a cool place for two to three weeks.