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Spooky bakes Halloween baking with Kevin Dundon: Easy chocolate melt

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Chocolate Melt

Chocolate Melt

Chocolate Melt

We always look forward to Halloween in the Dundon household- the schools are on mid-term break and it's a great chance for all the family to catch up with each other and get busy in the kitchen!

This year, celebrating will be a bit different. There'll be no trick or treating or party games, such as bobbing apples, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the occasion - we just need to be more careful.

In our house, we will have a movie night with our delicious decorated cookies and brownies, and we will create a Halloween scavenger hunt in the house and garden, using torches to seek out the hidden treasures. We will also be carving pumpkins - imaginations can run wild with decorations. To make sure you've a good selection of sweets and biscuits to choose from, here is a ghoulish goodie for you to whip up in the kitchen for your little monsters.

Happy cooking!

Kevin.

Chocolate melt

INGREDIENTS makes 4

  • 4 chocolate slabs (approx 100g)
  • 200g chocolate biscuits
  • 100g mixed sweets

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven set to grill. Have your chocolate biscuits and sweets ready in a bowl.
  2. Place the chocolate slabs on parchment paper and onto a baking tray. Place in the oven for 30-45 seconds and remove the baking tray. Carefully, but quickly, place the sweets and biscuits on the chocolate slabs and return to the oven under the grill for another 20-30 seconds to help melt the sweets into the chocolate. Be careful not to melt the chocolate too much or burn the sweets.
  3. Remove from the oven and leave at room temperature for 1 hour to set, or 20 minutes in the fridge.
  4. With a small knife, break the filled chocolate slabs into bits. Store in a airtight container.

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