Chocolate Spread

Prep Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 0 Serves: Makes 250ml
Spread thinly or thickly, this makes a superb snack served on fresh crusty bread or warm toast. The nutty notes of the Hacienda Las Trincheras chocolate make it a popular choice for this recipe, but you could try experimenting with other chocolates until you find your particular favourite.
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45g granulated sugar

150ml water

200g dark chocolate, roughly chopped. Suggestion, Venezuelan Las Trincheras 72

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  • Put the sugar and water in a saucepan over a low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Raise the heat slightly and bring to the boil.
  • Stir in the chocolate until just melted and remove from the heat.
  • Pour into a sterilized jar and seal. Once opened, keep in the fridge and consume within 2 weeks.

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