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Milk and white chocolate bark sprinkled with crushed candy cane!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 1
    Step 1

    Before you begin, cover the base of a large rectangular tin with cling film.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 2
    Step 2

    Break the milk chocolate into a bowl and melt in a microwave in 30 second blasts, stirring each time, until it's completely melted.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 3
    Step 3

    Scoop the milk chocolate into your baking tray and spread out flat with a spatula.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 4
    Step 4

    Leave to set for several hours.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat the process with the white chocolate, adding a few drops of peppermint essence if you want your bark to be extra minty.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use a spoon to drizzle the white chocolate artistically over the top of the milk chocolate.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 7
    Step 7

    Break the candy canes into the bowl of a mortar and pestle.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 8
    Step 8

    Crush into a fine powder with the mortar.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sprinkle on top of the still melty white chocolate.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 10
    Step 10

    For some extra sparkle, I added edible pink glitter sugar.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sprinkle the sugar over the chocolate.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 12
    Step 12

    Leave to set for several hours then remove the cling film from the back.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 13
    Step 13

    Stab the bark with a knife to break into chunks.

  • How to cook brittle / bark. Candy Cane Bark - Step 14
    Step 14

    Package up in cellophane, tying with ribbon and give away as gifts.

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